Ugly People Prejudice

Media Type: TV Clips Topic: Income & Poverty

The Daily Show

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Labor economist, Dan Hamermesh takes part in a lighthearted Daily Show feature that describes his research on the economic effects of beauty in the labor market. Hamermesh has done extensive research on the economic disadvantages of being unattractive. He shows how all kinds of economic benefits flow toward physical beauty — from higher salaries, to better loan rates, to attractive and well educated spouses. The link will redirect you to the Daily Show site where you can watch the clip.

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