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Does drinking after work work? (that is, does it lead to higher salaries)

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By Paul J. Zak. Excerpt:"Employees who drink after work have higher salaries.  Drinkers make 20% more than abstainers--an huge effect.  This effect is thought to come from the social connections one makes by socializing with work colleagues.  The original research was based on a survey of U.S. adults.  But, is it really true that hanging out with your work buds will get you a salary bump?"Dr. Zak did a controlled study but concluded there is no causation. Other posts about economist Paul Zak:Adam Smith vs. Bart Simpson. Great New Book On Neuroscience By Economist Paul Zak What Do Wall Street Traders Need Just The Right Amount Of? Can The Way You Tell A Story Affect How Willing People Will Be To Donate Money To Charity? Adam Smith, Marriage Counselor

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By Paul J. Zak. Excerpt:

"Employees who drink after work have higher salaries.  Drinkers make 20% more than abstainers--an huge effect.  This effect is thought to come from the social connections one makes by socializing with work colleagues.  The original research was based on a survey of U.S. adults. 

But, is it really true that hanging out with your work buds will get you a salary bump?"

Dr. Zak did a controlled study but concluded there is no causation. 

Other posts about economist Paul Zak:

Adam Smith vs. Bart Simpson.

Great New Book On Neuroscience By Economist Paul Zak

What Do Wall Street Traders Need Just The Right Amount Of?

Can The Way You Tell A Story Affect How Willing People Will Be To Donate Money To Charity?

Adam Smith, Marriage Counselor

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