The Effect of Fast-Food Availability on Obesity: An Analysis by Gender, Race, and Residential Location

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Richard A. Dunn;
  • Journal: American Journal of Agricultural Economics,volume 92,issue 4,pages1,149-1,164
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/ajae/aaq041

This paper employs an identification strategy based on county-level variation in the number of fast-food restaurants to investigate the effect of fast-food availability on weight outcomes by geographic location, gender, and race/ethnicity. The number of interstate exits... View more
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