A SHORT NOTE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIOECONOMIC INEQUALITY IN FEMALE BODY WEIGHT

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Deuchert, Eva; Cabus, Sofie J.; Tafreschi, Darjusch;
(2014)
  • Subject: economic development | Obesity, socioeconomic inequality, economic development | obesity | socioeconomic inequality
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The origin of the obesity epidemic in developing countries is still poorly understood. It has been prominently argued that economic development provides a natural interpretation of the growth in obesity. This paper tests the main aggregated predictions of the theoretica... View more
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