Physical attractiveness, employment, and earnings

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Pfeifer, Christian (2011)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: beauty | Deutschland | J71 | Menschen | J10 | J31 | employment | attractiveness | wages | Attractiveness; Beauty; Employment; Wages | Arbeitsnachfrage | Lohndifferenzierung | attractiveness, beauty, employment, wages
    • jel: jel:J71 | jel:J31 | jel:J10
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

Survey data is used to estimate the impact of physical attractiveness rated by the interviewer as well as by the respondent on employment probability and labor income of men and women. In addition to mean linear and non-linear effects on earnings, simultaneous quantile ... View more
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