No booze? You may lose: Why drinkers earn more money than nondrinkers

A number of theorists assume that drinking has harmful economic effects, but data show that drinking and earnings are positively correlated. We hypothesize that drinking leads to higher earnings by increasing social capital. If drinkers have larger social networks, their earnings should increase. Ex...

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Volume: 27
Main Author: Peters, Bethany L
Stringham, Edward
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: New York Springer-Verlag 01.12.2006
JOURNAL OF LABOR RESEARCH
Transaction Publishers
Transaction Publishers, Inc
published in: Journal of labor research Vol. 27; no. 3; pp. 411 - 421
Data of publication: 20061200
ISSN: 0195-3613
1936-4768
EISSN: 1936-4768
Discipline: Economics
Series: Journal of Labor Research
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