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Better sexy than flexy? A lab experiment assessing the impact of perceived attractiveness and personality traits on hiring decisions

(2014) APPLIED ECONOMICS LETTERS. 21(9). p.597-601
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In this letter we present a laboratory experiment to assess the relative and independent effect of perceived attractiveness and personality traits on hiring decisions. Our results indicate that attractiveness and conscientiousness, followed by emotional stability, are important drivers of recruiters’ decisions.
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BEAUTY, hiring discrimination, economics of beauty, economics of personality, lab experiments, METAANALYSIS, EARNINGS

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MLA
Baert, Stijn, and Lynn Decuypere. “Better Sexy Than Flexy? A Lab Experiment Assessing the Impact of Perceived Attractiveness and Personality Traits on Hiring Decisions.” APPLIED ECONOMICS LETTERS 21.9 (2014): 597–601. Print.
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Baert, Stijn, & Decuypere, L. (2014). Better sexy than flexy? A lab experiment assessing the impact of perceived attractiveness and personality traits on hiring decisions. APPLIED ECONOMICS LETTERS, 21(9), 597–601.
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Baert, Stijn, and Lynn Decuypere. 2014. “Better Sexy Than Flexy? A Lab Experiment Assessing the Impact of Perceived Attractiveness and Personality Traits on Hiring Decisions.” Applied Economics Letters 21 (9): 597–601.
Chicago author-date (all authors)
Baert, Stijn, and Lynn Decuypere. 2014. “Better Sexy Than Flexy? A Lab Experiment Assessing the Impact of Perceived Attractiveness and Personality Traits on Hiring Decisions.” Applied Economics Letters 21 (9): 597–601.
Vancouver
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Baert S, Decuypere L. Better sexy than flexy? A lab experiment assessing the impact of perceived attractiveness and personality traits on hiring decisions. APPLIED ECONOMICS LETTERS. 2014;21(9):597–601.
IEEE
[1]
S. Baert and L. Decuypere, “Better sexy than flexy? A lab experiment assessing the impact of perceived attractiveness and personality traits on hiring decisions,” APPLIED ECONOMICS LETTERS, vol. 21, no. 9, pp. 597–601, 2014.
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  abstract     = {In this letter we present a laboratory experiment to assess the relative and independent effect of perceived attractiveness and personality traits on hiring decisions. Our results indicate that attractiveness and conscientiousness, followed by emotional stability, are important drivers of recruiters’ decisions.},
  author       = {Baert, Stijn and Decuypere, Lynn},
  issn         = {1350-4851},
  journal      = {APPLIED ECONOMICS LETTERS},
  keywords     = {BEAUTY,hiring discrimination,economics of beauty,economics of personality,lab experiments,METAANALYSIS,EARNINGS},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {9},
  pages        = {597--601},
  title        = {Better sexy than flexy? A lab experiment assessing the impact of perceived attractiveness and personality traits on hiring decisions},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504851.2013.877564},
  volume       = {21},
  year         = {2014},
}

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