Popular kids in high school make more money, study says

October 23, 2012 7:04:11 AM PDT
Being part of the ''in crowd'' may signal success later in life.

A report just released shows the most popular students in high school made about ten percent more money as adults.

The data comes from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, which followed more than 10,000 people who graduated in 1957.

Researchers say skill in building personal and social relationships in school is likely to translate into good relationships with colleagues and clients in the workforce.

Read more at http://papers.nber.org/papers/w18475