ABC 20/20 — A Test on Looks

 

A 20/20 investigation into how we subtly discriminate based on looks when it comes to donating to charity. About 1/5 people in total donated money, but requesters who were rated as better looking raised more money than the other requesters. Better looking women were able to raise twice as much money as their counterparts.

Freakonomics: An Unlikely Job Change

Stephen Dubner interviews a young woman who had a big career change, and went from earning about $70k a year as a computer programmer to more than four times that while working fewer hours

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