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The vanishing weight gap: Trends in obesity among adult food stamp participants (US) (1976-2002)

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  • Ver Ploeg, Michele
  • Mancino, Lisa
  • Lin, Biing-Hwan
  • Wang, Chia-Yih

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics & Human Biology.

Volume (Year): 5 (2007)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
Pages: 20-36

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ehbiol:v:5:y:2007:i:1:p:20-36

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  1. Darius Lakdawalla & Tomas Philipson, 2002. "The Growth of Obesity and Technological Change: A Theoretical and Empirical Examination," NBER Working Papers 8946, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Hamilton, William L. & Rossi, Peter H., 2002. "Effects Of Food Assistance And Nutrition Programs On Nutrition And Health, Volume 1, Research Design," Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Reports 33805, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  3. David M. Cutler & Edward L. Glaeser & Jesse M. Shapiro, 2003. "Why Have Americans Become More Obese?," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1994, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
  4. Smith, Patricia K. & Bogin, Barry & Bishai, David, 2005. "Are time preference and body mass index associated?: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 3(2), pages 259-270, July.
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  7. Zhang, Qi & Wang, Youfa, 2004. "Socioeconomic inequality of obesity in the United States: do gender, age, and ethnicity matter?," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 58(6), pages 1171-1180, March.
  8. Zhuo Chen & Steven T. Yen & David B. Eastwood, 2005. "Effects of Food Stamp Participation on Body Weight and Obesity," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 87(5), pages 1167-1173.
  9. Wilde, Parke E. & McNamara, Paul E. & Ranney, Christine K., 2002. "The Effect On Dietary Quality Of Participation In The Food Stamp And Wic Programs," Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Reports 33837, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
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  1. Robinson, Christina A. & Zheng, Xiaoyong, 2011. "Household Food Stamp Program Participation and Childhood Obesity," Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, Western Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 36(1), April.
  2. Zhuo Chen & Qi Zhang, 2011. "Nutrigenomics Hypothesis: Examining the Association Between Food Stamp Program Participation and Bodyweight Among Low-Income Women," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 32(3), pages 508-520, September.
  3. Neeraj Kaushal & Qin Gao, 2011. "Food Stamp Program and Consumption Choices," NBER Chapters, in: Economic Aspects of Obesity, pages 223-247 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Parks, Joanna C. & Smith, Aaron D. & Alston, Julian M., 2011. "The Effects of the Food Stamp Program on Energy Balance and Obesity," 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 103537, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  5. Han, Euna & Powell, Lisa M. & Pugach, Oksana, 2011. "The heterogenous relationship of food stamp participation with body mass: Quantile regression model," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(4), pages 499-506, August.
  6. Qi Zhang & Zhuo Chen & Norou Diawara & Youfa Wang, 2011. "Prices of Unhealthy Foods, Food Stamp Program Participation, and Body Weight Status Among U.S. Low-Income Women," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 32(2), pages 245-256, June.

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