Posts Tagged ‘Benjamin Edelman’

Richard Florida
by Richard Florida
Wed Mar 4th 2009 at 1:51pm UTC

The Porn Index

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

If you thought the gay index raised eyebrows, now get this. A new study by Benjamin Edelman of Harvard Business School finds that subscriptions to online porn sites are “more prevalent in states where surveys indicate conservative positions on religion, gender roles, and sexuality.” And which score low on the … eh-em … “creativity index.” Subscriptions to porn sites are higher in states where more people agree that, “Even today miracles are performed by the power of God” and “I never doubt the existence of God.” Here’s a summary chart.

The full study is here.