What Causes Obesity? And Why Has It Grown So Much?
Obesity in the United States is widely acknowledged to be a severe and growing problem, especially among the young. Can economists contribute to understanding the causes of obesity? This economist proposes a model that includes nonrational decisionmaking. It is a useful start to understanding a complex process.
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Volume (Year): 54 (2011)
Issue (Month): 4 (July)
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