So Josue Ortega, from the University of Essex, UK, and Philipp Hergovich, from the University of Vienna, Austria, decided it was time to explore how it affects society.
To do this, they built a virtual network of men and women from different races.
More recently, apps like Tinder are accelerating the trend.
“It is intriguing that shortly after the introduction of the first dating websites in 1995, like Match.com, the percentage of new marriages created by interracial couples increased rapidly,” the authors explained in a preprint of their study available to view on ar Xiv.
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Levels of interracial pairings dramatically increased. So, does it reflect what's happening in the real world?
Afterall, the simplicity of the model doesn't account for agents' preferences or real-life obstacles.
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