"Beauty Is the Promise of Happiness"?
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We thank Joel Waldfogel for inspiring this project, Katrin Auspurg, George Borjas, Chris Bollinger, Gábor Kézdi, Markus Klemm, Andrew Oswald, Karl Scholz, and participants at several universities and institutes for helpful comments. We are also grateful to Sean Banks, Steven Boren and David Northrup for help in obtaining the older data sets. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.