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In an op-ed, Prof. Adam Alter explains the impact of appearance on success

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Excerpt from The New Yorker -- "For each point of C.E.O. attractiveness on the ten-point scale, a company gained, on average, a one-percent boost to its stock price. This suggests that the benefits of attractiveness radiate far beyond a single individual. Research suggests not only that attractive people enjoy higher incomes but that the shareholders who invest in their companies profit as well."

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