Archive for July 11th, 2009

Height Matters

Height matters. Particularly for men. Out of 44 U.S. Presidents, only five have been more than an inch below average height. Teen height differentials explain wage premiums that taller workers receive in adulthood, presumably because of the self-esteem boost that tallness gives you as a teenager. Tall men are more likely to find a long-term partner and are less likely to be childless. Being tall is pretty great, isn’t it?

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