Economics dating sites
Surrounded by potential partners, she pulled out her phone, hid it coyly beneath the counter, and opened the online dating app Tinder.
On her screen, images of men appeared and then disappeared to the left and right, depending on the direction in which she wiped.
And there are hospitals out there that are looking for gastroenterologists.
So it’s a job market that is very much like a – online dating site, in some ways. There are just a few hundred – I forget the exact number – gastroenterologists who become available every year.
I felt a deep sense a rejection -- not personally, but on behalf of everyone at the bar.
"And mostly they're pretty unfounded." Rosenfeld, who has been keeping tabs on the dating lives of more than 3,000 people, has gleaned many insights about the growing role of apps like Tinder.SIEGEL: Now, in your chapter on thick and thin markets, you manage to go from online dating services to work on how hospitals hire gastroenterologists. OYER: Well, so the gastroenterologist market every year is exactly like the dating market.At the end of a fellowship, a gastroenterologist will go looking for a job.SIEGEL: But what about a very thin market, I guess, which would be people-in-search-of-relationships-with-economics-professors.com? And so these niche sites can be very useful, if the niche is big enough.OYER: Well, that the niche site I’d like to see him try to get going… So the site you just laid out and other ones like, there is a gluten-free site and there’s a tennis site that I tried, I think those niches are just too small.