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“Online dating is a similar matching market.” Song’s research also investigated whether online dating sites, which use algorithms to match potential partners, proved better at helping people find love than those who met offline.She found that where people meet initially – online or offline – seemingly had no bearing on the relationship outcome.
Lukas Albercht is a Market Analyst at Flint Hills Resources, and Trevor Tombe is a Professor at the University of Calgary.
— The Robert Mundell Prize for the best article published in the Canadian Journal of Economics in 2016 by an early-career economist was awarded to Moritz Ritter for his paper: "Trade and inequality in a directed search model with firm and worker heterogeneity". — The Vanderkamp Prize for the best article in 2016 in Canadian Public Policy/Analyse de politique was awarded to : Ram Acharya (Innovation, Science and Economic Development) for his paper, "Canada's Exporters and Importers: Concentration, Foreign Ownership and Productivity".
“Because a broken heart may not firmly believe in love anymore.” This was one finding of many to come out of Song’s capstone project at UBC.
Spurred by an interest in matching theory, a branch of economics that involves a mathematical framework to explain the forging of mutually beneficial relationships, Song examined the reasons why people choose to date online.
Song’s research on online dating usage garnered her a national 2017 Bank of Canada student award, winning for best poster presentation.