THE MORE alcohol one consumes, the more money one makes, and vice versa, according to research by a Canadian academic at the University of Calgary.

Dr Chris Auld, an assistant professor of economics, concluded that teetotalers were generally poorer, following research correlating alcohol consumption and income.

"We found that success in the workplace and drinking do have a correlation but that has created a puzzle as to why that is," said a puzzled Dr Auld.

Admitting that there was a chicken-and-egg problem, he said one ...

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