Reduced smoking and rising obesity: Does smoking ban in the workplace matter?
Using worksite smoking ban as an instrumental variable for smoking, we examine the relationship between smoking and body weight in a two-stage least square estimation. We find evidence that reduced smoking may lead to the rising of obesity.
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