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Does Where We Live Matter? Understanding the Link Between Obesity and the Market for Food

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  • Chen, Susan E.
  • Florax, Raymond J.G.M.
  • Snyder, Samantha D.

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Paper is under revision. Removed at author's request 10/27/08.

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  • Chen, Susan E. & Florax, Raymond J.G.M. & Snyder, Samantha D., 2007. "Does Where We Live Matter? Understanding the Link Between Obesity and the Market for Food," 2007 Annual Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2007, Portland, Oregon TN 9682, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
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    Keywords

    Incidence of obesity and overweight; spatial lag model; spatial dependence; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Health Economics and Policy; C21; D1; I18; J10;

    JEL classification:

    • C21 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models
    • D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
    • I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
    • J10 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - General

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