Economic aspects of obesity / edited by Michael Grossman and Naci Mocan.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, c2011.
Description
394 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
ObesityEconomic aspectsCongresses [Browse]
Related name
Series
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
Introduction / Michael Grossman and Naci Mocan -- 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, Gilbert Liu, John Ottensmann, Rusty Tchernis, Jeff Wilson, and O.T. Ford -- 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.
ISBN
  • 9780226310091 (alk. paper)
  • 0226310094 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2010047674
OCLC
666234956
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