Brown University
Public Policy

My partner makes twice as much money as I do. What's the best way to split the rent

May 5, 2017

Emily Oster, associate professor of economics, gives suggestions on the best ways for a couple to split expenses when one partner earns significantly more than the other. "According to economics, the goal here should be to maximize your household utility—the sum of the happiness that you both experience."

My partner makes twice as much money as I do. What's the best way to split the rent (written by Emily Oster) – Quartz