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Parental Employment, Shared Parent–Child Activities and Childhood Obesity

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  • Lisa Benson

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  • Manouchehr Mokhtari

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Family and Economic Issues.

Volume (Year): 32 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 233-244

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jfamec:v:32:y:2011:i:2:p:233-244

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Keywords: Child health; Childhood obesity; Family economics; Family policy; Paternal employment;

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  1. Anderson, Patricia M. & Butcher, Kristin F. & Levine, Phillip B., 2003. "Maternal employment and overweight children," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(3), pages 477-504, May.
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  8. Becker, Gary S., 1978. "The Economic Approach to Human Behavior," University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 0, number 9780226041124.
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Cited by:
  1. Nie, Peng & Sousa-Poza, Alfonso, 2014. "Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity in China: Evidence from the China Health and Nutrition Survey," IZA Discussion Papers 8030, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Gwozdz, Wencke & Sousa-Poza, Alfonso & Reisch, Lucia A. & Ahrens, Wolfgang & De Henauw, Stefaan & Eiben, Gabriele & Fernández-Alvira, Juan M. & Hadjigeorgiou, Charalampos & Kovács, Eva & Lauria, Fab, 2013. "Maternal Employment and Childhood Obesity: A European Perspective," IZA Discussion Papers 7371, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Melissa Stacer & Robert Perrucci, 2013. "Parental Involvement with Children at School, Home, and Community," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 34(3), pages 340-354, September.
  4. Elly-Ann Lindström, 2013. "Gender Bias in Parental Leave: Evidence from Sweden," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 34(2), pages 235-248, June.
  5. Yen-ju Lin & Bradley Chen & Tsai-Ching Liu & Chin-Shyan Chen, 2012. "The Impact of Family Structure on Utilization of Preventive Care Services among Children under National Health Insurance in Taiwan," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 33(4), pages 453-463, December.
  6. Kristen Capogrossi & Wen You, 2013. "Academic Performance and Childhood Misnourishment: A Quantile Approach," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 34(2), pages 141-156, June.
  7. Mandal, Bidisha & Powell, Lisa M., 2013. "Child Care Choices, Food Choices, and Children’s Obesity Status," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 149432, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
  8. Jens Bonke & Jane Greve, 2012. "Children’s health-related life-styles: how parental child care affects them," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 10(4), pages 557-572, December.

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