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Are time preference and body mass index associated?: Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

  • Smith, Patricia K.
  • Bogin, Barry
  • Bishai, David

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Volume (Year): 3 (2005)
Issue (Month): 2 (July)
Pages: 259-270

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