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Alcohol Use Boosts Income

I don't drink, but based on the fact that I don't make living wage, apparently drinking might be the answer.

WASHINGTON (AFP) - People who consume alcohol earn significantly more at their jobs than non-drinkers, according to a US study that highlighted "social capital" gained from drinking.

The study published in the Journal of Labor Research Thursday concluded that drinkers earn 10 to 14 percent more than teetotalers, and that men who drink socially bring home an additional seven percent in pay.

Thanks Barn for the tip.

Posted by Jake on 09/20/06 @ 10:56 AM
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