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Degrees & Sex Work

2014-08-11 18:42:57.269167+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

One thing that college degree is good for? Earning more as a sex worker: The Economist: Prostitution and the internet: More bang for your buck: How new technology is shaking up the oldest business (because apparently they couldn't avoid the "bang" attempt at a pun. Sigh.)

... A study by Scott Cunningham of Baylor University and Todd Kendall of Compass Lexecon, a consultancy, shows that among prostitutes who worked during a given week, graduates earned on average 31% more than non-graduates. More lucrative working patterns rather than higher hourly rates explained the difference ...


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#Comment Re: made: 2014-08-12 04:42:13.75365+00 by: dexev

So the graduates worked longer, for less an hour?

Yep, sounds about right...