Physical attractiveness, employment and earnings

Research, Article, Preprint English OPEN
Christian Pfeifer;
  • Publisher: Lüneburg: Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre
  • Journal: 505-510issn: 1350-4851
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1080/13504851.2011.587758
  • Subject: Beauty | Deutschland | J71 | Menschen | J10 | J31 | Employment | Attractiveness | Wages | Economics | Gender and Diversity | Attractiveness; Beauty; Employment; Wages | /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/557389186 | Arbeitsnachfrage | Lohndifferenzierung | attractiveness, beauty, employment, wages | /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/gender_and diversity
    • jel: jel:J71 | jel:J31 | jel:J10
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

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