Obesity and Skill Attainment in Early Childhood

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John Cawley; C. Katharina Spiess;
(2008)
  • Subject:
    • jel: jel:I2 | jel:I1 | jel:J13 | jel:J24
    mesheuropmc: education | behavioral disciplines and activities

This paper investigates the association between obesity and skill attainment in early childhood (aged 2-4 years). Data from the German Socio-Economic Panel Study are used to estimate models of developmental functioning in four critical areas (verbal skills, activities o... View more
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