Give the Wives the Husband’s Wages
February 10, 2012 Leave a comment
Funny thing. When women are the breadwinners or at least arbitrate over the bulk of household earnings, more of that money goes towards raising healthy, intelligent children and keeping food on the table.
The Gorontalo provincial government in Sulawesi will be transferring the pay of married civil servants to their wives’ bank accounts from March.
I’m a little lazy right now, so I don’t feel like digging up the Sam Harris video about this very fact. Plus, I’m pretty sure there’s a TED video about this. I think Ann Crittenden mentions a case study about this in “The Price of Motherhood”.
Maybe if I just talk about the Feedback Loop, it’ll have the same buoyant affect on your consciousness.