Not Enough Women in China? Let Men Share a Wife, an Economist Suggests
October 26, 2015 7:03 am
A shortage raises the
price of goods — in this case, women, he explained. Rich men can afford
them, but poor men are priced out. This can be solved by having two men
share the same woman.
“With so many
guanggun, women are in short supply and their value increases,” he
wrote. “But that doesn’t mean the market can’t be adjusted. The guanggun
problem is actually a problem of income. High-income men can find a
woman because they can pay a higher price. What about low-income men?
One solution is to have several take a wife together.”