Friday, June 19, 2009

Marriage age and economic progress.

Do single people take more economic risks than married ones ? And if that is the case, will countries with singles getting married late have more entrepreneurs ? And as a result, will a country with people marrying later progress faster ?

Here is what Scott Adams had written about it -

Here is a pdf supporting his theory - Take a look at the bar graphs given at the end.

Of course, the data only suggests a correlation, there is no way to determine causality from it. Better economy might have in some way caused singles to marry late :-/

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1 comment:

Shreyas said...

When are you getting married?
Ofcourse, there is no direct co-relation of this post and my comment; I am just asking :P