MOVING TO THE LAND OF FROSTED CAKES AND FRIED FOOD: IMMIGRANT OBESITY IN THE U.S.
Jing Liu; Brigitte Waldorf;
Subject: immigration, obesity, acculturation
jel: jel:I10 | jel:J15
The paper focuses on body weight gain among immigrants in the US. The emphasis is on disentangling different time lines that are relevant in the context of immigration and acculturation, namely length of exposure to the high obesity culture, age at immigration, year of ... View more