Thin women get bigger paychecks, study finds

10/7/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

Very thin women receive higher pay than average-weight women, according to a study, which also showed that overweight women were paid less than those of average weight. Meanwhile, thin men were paid less than their thicker counterparts. While stereotypes may be at play, the study also notes that people who conform to the image of an ideal body may be able to wield more power at work and actually perform better.

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