When Stanford professor and economist Paul Oyer found himself back on the dating scene after more than 20 years, he headed to sites like Ok Cupid, Match.com, and JDate to try his luck at online dating.
Oyer’s advice to Vogt: “ “If someone’s on a dating site for a long time, that’s a problem,” Oyer says.
“I hate little dogs, and I had this association that anyone who would like little dogs is not the type of person I would want,” he says.
But whether it’s a new job or a partner, you can’t keep searching forever, otherwise you’d be unemployed or lonely forever.
When Oyer first met his now-girlfriend online, he discovered early on that she owned two pugs.
In his book,, Oyer reveals how you can use economic principles to your advantage in dating.Oyer, who is now happily in a relationship with a woman he met on JDate, recently sat down with The Date Report to talk about all the (actually interesting) dating tips you slept through during your freshman Econ class.