The wisdom of Jeff Ely

1. Is your marriage a repeated game? And if so, what kinds of things have you learned with each iteration?

It started out as a repeated game. Now it's a game of repeating. My wife repeats the same thing over and over and I always give the same response: ”take-out.” (alternatives: ”your hair looks great as it is,” “it wasn’t me,” etc.)

5. Does being an economist make you better or worse at resolving conflict with your wife?

As an economist and game theorist I have a unique understanding of the secrets of conflict resolution. And my marriage will be peaceful and harmonious once my wife accepts that.

Here is more, including a loving photo.  I wonder how Natasha would answer these same questions…


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