Why Aren’t Extraverts Rich?

Source: Bet On It
by Bryan Caplan

“Personal connections are crucial for job search. As I often repeat, ‘Friendship rules the world.’ Yet most empirical studies fail to find any connection between extraversion and career success. This recent literature review reports that over 75% of empirical studies fail to find that extraversion significantly raises earnings. What’s going on? Critical fact: Measured personality in general has a weak connection to career success.” (05/04/22)