Peer effects in adolescent bodyweight: Evidence from rural China
AbstractPeer effect is a potential determinant of individual weight gain that has drawn considerable attention recently. The presence of peer effect implies that policies targeted at changing bodyweight can have enhanced effectiveness through a multiplier effect.
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