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The Simultaneous Effects of Obesity, Insurance Choice, and Medical Visit Choice on Health Care Costs

In: Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs

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  • Ralph Bradley
  • Colin Baker

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  • Ralph Bradley & Colin Baker, 2013. "The Simultaneous Effects of Obesity, Insurance Choice, and Medical Visit Choice on Health Care Costs," NBER Chapters,in: Measuring and Modeling Health Care Costs, pages 211-240 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Jay Bhattacharya & Neeraj Sood, 2011. "Who Pays for Obesity?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 25(1), pages 139-158, Winter.
    2. Ruhm, Christopher J., 2012. "Understanding overeating and obesity," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(6), pages 781-796.
    3. Jay Bhattacharya & Neeraj Sood, 2005. "Health Insurance and the Obesity Externality," NBER Working Papers 11529, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Dragone, Davide & Savorelli, Luca, 2012. "Thinness and obesity: A model of food consumption, health concerns, and social pressure," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 243-256.
    5. Ralph Bradley, 2005. "A Semi-Parametric Model for Asymmetric Information in Health Plan Markets," Economic Inquiry, Western Economic Association International, vol. 43(4), pages 812-822, October.
    6. Cawley, John & Meyerhoefer, Chad, 2012. "The medical care costs of obesity: An instrumental variables approach," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 31(1), pages 219-230.
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