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The world‐wide growth in obesity: an economic research agenda

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  • Tomas Philipson, 2001. "The world‐wide growth in obesity: an economic research agenda," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 10(1), pages 1-7, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:wly:hlthec:v:10:y:2001:i:1:p:1-7
    DOI: 10.1002/1099-1050(200101)10:1<1::AID-HEC586>3.0.CO;2-1
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