Income inequality: Is there a grooming gap?
- May 23, 2016
- Research by Andrew Penner, sociologist, and Jaclyn Wong, sociology alumnus, in Live Science and Yahoo! News, May 23, 2016
"For both men and women, grooming matters more than attractiveness: Being attractive is not enough; it is doing attractiveness appropriately [being well groomed] that proves one's deservingness and is what gets rewarded in the labor market," the authors of the study, Jaclyn Wong, a Ph.D. student in sociology at the University of Chicago, and Andrew Penner, an associate professor of sociology at the University of California, Irvine, wrote in their paper.
For the full story, please visit http://www.livescience.com/54829-income-attractiveness-men-women.html.
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