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dc.contributor.authorBerggren, Niclasen_US
dc.contributor.authorJordahl, Henriken_US
dc.contributor.authorPoutvaara, Panuen_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-07-25en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-28T08:15:17Z-
dc.date.available2009-07-28T08:15:17Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/26047-
dc.description.abstractWe study the role of beauty in politics using candidate photos that figured prominently in electoral campaigns. Our investigation is based on visual assessments of 1,929 Finnish political candidates from 10,011 respondents (of which 3,708 were Finnish). An increase in beauty by one standard deviation is associated with an increase of 17–20 percent in the number of votes for the average non-incumbent candidate. The relationship is virtually always statistically significant for female candidates, and in most specifications also for male candidates.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherCESifo Münchenen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCESifo working paper 2002en_US
dc.subject.jelD72en_US
dc.subject.jelJ45en_US
dc.subject.jelJ7en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwÄsthetiken_US
dc.subject.stwGeschlechten_US
dc.subject.stwPolitikeren_US
dc.subject.stwWahlverhaltenen_US
dc.subject.stwFinnlanden_US
dc.titleThe looks of a winner: beauty, gender, and electoral successen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn53818762Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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