So when I go to the grocery store, if I spend a lot of time scanning the shelves, I could be doing other things.
And if I want to buy a new house and I go from open house to open house, I could be doing other things.
You know, where they find the perfect partner for you. And besides, I don’t want a computer to make decisions for me. With over 1 Million members in our community worldwide we are committed to helping Muslims around the world find love, marriage, and happiness. Download this podcast SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR Idea Cast. I’m talking today with Paul Oyer, Professor of Economics at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. SARAH GREEN: So Paul, I’d like to just kick off by talking a little bit about the economic concept of search costs.However, we invest in those search costs because it’s worth it, because we get something we really want.And so when we think about a place where investing and getting what you really want is particularly valuable, it seems like the market for a life partner is hard to beat.Selling Yourself is the Same On and Offline Think of your online dating profile as a first impression that you actually get to plan out ahead of time. If you’re having a hard time putting your romantic c.v.