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The Effect of Female Server's Attractiveness on Restaurant Tipping

@inproceedings{Wisneski2004TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Female Server's Attractiveness on Restaurant Tipping},
  author={Anne M. Wisneski},
  year={2004}
}
This paper presents the results of a field experiment designed to test the hypothesis that restaurant patrons (particularly men) would leave larger tips for an attractive versus unattractive female server. I manipulated server attractiveness by varying my own appearance (attractive, unattractive) before my shifts as a food server at a popular restaurant. Contrary to my hypothesis, patrons (both men and women) left comparable sized tips in the attractive and unattractive server conditions… Expand
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