Food Environment and Weight Outcomes: A Stochastic Frontier Approach

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Li, Xun; Lopez, Rigoberto A.;
(2013)
  • Subject: food environment, obesity, stochastic frontier, Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety, Health Economics and Policy, I12,
    mesheuropmc: digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Food environment includes the presence of supermarkets, restaurants, warehouse clubs and supercenters, and other food outlets. This paper evaluates weight outcomes from a food environment using a stochastic production frontier and an equation for the determinants of eff... View more
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