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_____________________[PRO] sexual inequality exposed in virtual world

"Holding all other characteristics equal, it turns out female avatars sell for about 10 per cent less than male avatars," says Edward Castronova, an economist at California State University at Fullerton, who examined the value of characters sold on eBay. Overall, male avatars sold for an average of $346, while the generally lower skilled female ones went for $281.

Sexual inequality exposed in virtual world


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