Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Ask Emily: Is a vacation with my family worth $4,500?

March 2, 2016 Quartz

Emily Oster, associate professor of international affairs, takes an economical approach to answering questions about vacationing with family and the dilemma of spending money in oppressed countries. "As someone who has relatively recently vacationed in warm place with children of a similar age, I urge you to first consider the reality of such a vacation, which I find generally involves a search for indoor arcades and meltdowns about the taste of the sand."

Ask Emily: Is a vacation with my family really worth $4,500? (written by Emily Oster) – Quartz