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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Employers' Preferences for Gender, Age, Height and Beauty: Direct Evidence

Peter Kuhn, Kailing Shen

NBER Working Paper No. 15564
Issued in December 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

The authors thank UC Santa Barbara's Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research (ISBER) for financial support. Kuhn thanks UC Berkeley's Center for Labor Economics for their generous hospitality during the research on this project. Catherine Weinberger, and seminar participants at Xiamen University, Tsinghua University, Renmin University China, ZEW (Centre for European Economic Research), University of Aarhus, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the Trans-Pacific Labor Seminar, the all-UC labor economics conference, UC Denver, and UCSB supplied helpful comments. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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