When Beauty Doesn't Pay: Gender and Beauty Biases in a Peer-to-Peer Loan Market

We analyzed a random sample of individual listings from an online market for peer-to-peer lending to examine the effects of gender and attractiveness on receiving loans. In this setting, we tested the theoretical argument that women are penalized for violating beliefs about women's social roles...

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Volume: 95
Main Author: Kuwabara, Ko
Thebaud, Sarah
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: CARY OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC 01.06.2017
Oxford University Press
published in: Social forces Vol. 95; no. 4; pp. 1371 - 1398
Data of publication: 2017-06-01
ISSN: 0037-7732
EISSN: 1534-7605
Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Web of Knowledge
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