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USA Men (Samuel) | 100 Years of Beauty – Ep 12 | Cut

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How Your Face Shapes Your Economic Chances – The Atlantic

  • Attractive CEOs raise their company’s stock price when they first appear on television, according to a working paper by Joseph T. Halford and Hung-Chia Hsu at the University of Wisconsin.
  • Taller people are richer. In fact, every inch between 5’7” and 6 feet is “worth” about 2 percent more in average annual earnings.
  • Being better looking than at least 67 percent of your peers is worth about $230,000 over your lifetime.
  • Having blond hair is worth as much as a year of school—for women.
  • Being an obese white woman is particularly punishing for your potential lifetime earnings.

via How Your Face Shapes Your Economic Chances – The Atlantic.

How Your Face Shapes Your Economic Chances – The Atlantic

Attractive CEOs raise their company’s stock price when they first appear on television, according to a working paper by Joseph T. Halford and Hung-Chia Hsu at the University of Wisconsin.

Taller people are richer. In fact, every inch between 5’7” and 6 feet is “worth” about 2 percent more in average annual earnings.

Being better looking than at least 67 percent of your peers is worth about $230,000 over your lifetime.

Having blond hair is worth as much as a year of school—for women.

Being an obese white woman is particularly punishing for your potential lifetime earnings.

via How Your Face Shapes Your Economic Chances – The Atlantic.