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Title:Physical attractiveness, employment, and earnings PDF Logo
Authors:Pfeifer, Christian
Issue Date:2011
Series/Report no.:Discussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 5664
Abstract: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 regressions are applied to analyze heterogeneity across the wage distribution.
Subjects:attractiveness
beauty
employment
wages
JEL:J31
J71
J10
Persistent Identifier of the first edition:urn:nbn:de:101:1-201105172996
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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