Modern Quantitative Techniques Used In The Management Of Public Health Policy
AbstractThe objective of this paper is rather positive than normative. We employ modern managerial techniques in order to support the development of public policy aimed at promoting healthy nutritional and physical activity practices in adolescent population. In particular this paper uses econometric analysis to model the determinants of overweight and obesity. Understanding the determinants of overweight and obesity is paramount to an effective national public health policy and fortunately modern managerial techniques provide the appropriate scientific framework to address this problem.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Romanian-American University in its journal Romanian Economic and Business Review.
Volume (Year): 4 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 (Winter)
public health management; quantitative analysis; logit estimation; obesity risk;
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