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Economic aspects of obesity / edited by Michael Grossman and Naci Mocan
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  RA645.O23 E26 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Obesity -- Economic aspects
Body mass index -- United States
Physical Description xii, 394 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents The impact of minimum wage rates on body weight in the United States / David O. Meltzer and Zhuo Chen -- Does health insurance make you fat? / Jay Bhattacharya, M. Kate Bundorf, Noemi Pace, and Neeraj Sood -- Food prices and the dynamics of body weight / Dana Goldman, Darius Lakdawalla, and Yuhui Zheng -- Outcomes in a program that offers financial rewards for weight loss / John Cawley and Joshua A. Price -- Economic contextual factors and child body mass index / Lisa M. Powell and Frank J. Chaloupka -- The relationship between perceptions of neighborhood characteristics and obesity among children / Bisakha Sen, Stephen Mennemeyer, and Lisa C. Gary -- Studying the child obesity epidemic with natural experiments / Robert Sandy ... [et al.] -- Food stamp program and consumption choices / Neeraj Kaushal and Qin Gao -- Physical activity: economic and policy factors / Melayne M. McInnes and Judith A. Shinogle -- Effects of weight on adolescent educational attainment / Robert Kaestner, Michael Grossman, and Benjamin Yarnoff -- Where does the wage penalty bite? / Christian A. Gregory and Christopher J. Ruhm -- Obesity, self-esteem, and wages / Naci Mocan and Erdal Tekin
Series National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
Alternate Author Grossman, Michael, 1942-
Mocan, H. Naci

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