The FREAK-est Links

Airbus to open flying casinos? (Earlier) The physiology of kissing. Study finds that love may cause “blindness” to other potential mates. Scammers use online dating sites to defraud unsuspecting singles. (Earlier)

The Macroeconomics of Love: A Valentine’s Day Analysis

Who says there’s no romance in macroeconomics? Betsey Stevenson and I are currently working on a paper for a forthcoming Brookings Panel, assessing the relationship between levels of economic development and various measures of subjective well-being. We are working with an absolutely fabulous data set: the Gallup World Poll. The good folks at Gallup are […]