Does it pay to be nice ? Personality and earnings in the UK

  title={Does it pay to be nice ? Personality and earnings in the UK},
  author={Guido Heineck},
This study uses data from the British Household Pan el Study (BHPS) and employs all basic traits from the Five Factor Personality Inventory – openness to experience, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness and neuroticism – to ex amine the relationship between individuals’ personality and wages in the UK. The r esults indicate a negative linear relationship between wages and agreeableness and, f or females, wages and neuroticism whereas openness to experience is rewarded. There h owever… CONTINUE READING


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