When Beauty Doesn't Pay: 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: Ko Kuwabara
Sarah Thébaud
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Oxford University Press 01.06.2017
published in: Social forces Vol. 95; no. 4; pp. 1371 - 1398
Data of publication: 20170601
ISSN: 0037-7732
EISSN: 1534-7605
Discipline: Sociology & Social History
Online Access: Fulltext
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