When it comes to pay, do the thin win? The effect of weight on pay for men and women.

@article{Judge2011WhenIC,
  title={When it comes to pay, do the thin win? The effect of weight on pay for men and women.},
  author={Timothy A. Judge and Daniel M. Cable},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={96 1},
  pages={95-112}
}
Cultivation theory suggests that society holds very different body standards for men versus women, and research indicates that the consequences of defying these social norms may not be linear. To test these notions in the employment context, we examined the relationship between weight and income and the degree to which the relationship varies by gender. For women, we theorized a negative weight–income relationship that is steepest at the thin end of the distribution. For men, we predicted a… CONTINUE READING