Listen to Episode No. 65 of Slate Money:
On this episode of Slate Money, Jenny Anderson of Quartz joins host Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, and Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann to talk about how economic principles can solve your relationship conflicts. Anderson is the co-author of the book It's Not You, It’s the Dishes: How to Minimize Conflict and Maximize Happiness in Your Relationship.
Topics discussed on today’s show include:
- There is no economic reason for marriage.
- The law of competitive advantage says you don’t have to split dish-washing duties.
- Is it ever economically rational to have an affair?
Podcast production by Audrey Quinn.