Why Is the Obesity Rate So Low in Japan and High in the U.S.? Some Possible Economic Explanations
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Keywordsobesity; food consumption; food prices; physical activity; walking; automobile costs; Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety; Health Economics and Policy; D12; I 11;
- D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
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