In the us among people aged 22 29 who do not have a college degree there are 9. It s not just the us it s most western countries whether it s italy the uk australia. She cites a study by marianne bertrand of women who had higher incomes on average than men she argues that this can account for some of the decline of marriage rates but i think there is very little actual evidence this is the only paper that i know of that points to that and we do have a lot of evidence that shows patterns of relationships have changed over time. we see this in the historical data actual ages at marriage are later for those who marry down the social scale than those who marry up or at the same level. O friendly go getters those in pr are people friendly communicators.
But the reality is that we don t talk about their dating challenges the same way we talk about the challenges faced by educated women. So why are these professions the top dating turn ons. birger predicts that we will see more pairings of college educated women and working class guys. a study by the pew research center think tank last year found that for the first time in the us there were more couples in which the woman was more educated than her husband than the opposite. i suppose it depends what sort of person you re going for.
you would look around tutorials or lectures and there would be one or two token guys. this same trend makes dating hard for working class men as well. O company directors are viewed as being high achievers o every person in it is at least a potential dot com millionaire with an amazing lifestyle.But it could just be a numbers game she says though birger will say these two things are linked . But for educated women who refuse to date non educated men it creates two problems says birger.