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Does Where We Live Matter? Understanding the Link Between Obesity and the Market for Food

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  • Chen, Susan E.
  • Florax, Raymond J.G.M.
  • Snyder, Samantha D.

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Paper provided by American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) in its series 2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon TN with number 9682.

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Keywords: Incidence of obesity and overweight; spatial lag model; spatial dependence; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Health Economics and Policy; C21; D1; I18; J10;

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