Most of the pimps interviewed are currently serving time for pimping or trafficking at least one minor.

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In other cases, women who are already involved in sex work, or are looking to get involved, ask men to protect and care for them in exchange for money, respondents said.

Pimping depends entirely on having employees perform sexual acts with customers, also known colloquially as “johns.” In other words, recruitment is the most important component of any pimp’s business model.

And in all but two of the cities, the size of the underground commercial sex economy shrunk during the five-year span.

DC’s underground commercial sex economy experienced the biggest drop, dwindling from $155 million to $103 million, a roughly 34 percent decline.

If it ain’t snowing, I ain’t going.’” Another pimp explained: “Some dudes exclusively chase white girls. Go to the suburbs, malls, that kind of thing.” Those interviewed said they prefer to employ white women because they believe they’re who clients typically want, they’re easier to manage, and they’re better able to blend into and work in a variety of environments.

Nevertheless, pimps also said they employ women from all ethnic backgrounds.

So who do pimps want to recruit, and how do they recruit them?

“They have a saying in the pimp game, ‘if it ain’t white, it ain’t right.

The research yields the first scientifically rigorous estimates for the revenue generated in the underground commercial sex economies of Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Miami, San Diego, Seattle, and Washington, DC, in 20.

These economies, in 2007, ranged in value from .9 million to 0 million.

There are no accounting records to trace, no receipts to scrutinize, and no legal records to analyze.