'SuperFreakonomics': Prostitution as Career Choice

What do prostitutes and a department store Santa Clauses have in common? If sex acts were stocks, which ones would yield history's biggest gains and losses? And as patrons of the world's oldest profession, have men become the unlikely beneficiaries of the feminist movement? Or are prostitutes becoming shrewd entrepreneurs in the midst of a volatile financial market? These are just some of the provocative questions swirling through the minds of economist Steven Levitt and journalist Stephen...Full Story
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