Brown University
Public Policy

Ask Emily: Should I chase my dreams, or live like a boss?

February 9, 2016

Emily Oster, associate professor of economics, responds to inquiries about life such as taking a low paying, fulfilling job versus a high paying, "soul crushing" job. "No matter which job you choose, your true “wage” is what you’d be paid at the higher-paying job," Oster says. She contends that workers must value the things the lower-paying job has to offer like flexible schedules.

Ask Emily: Should I chase my dreams, or live like a boss? (written by Emily Oster) – Quartz