Junk Food, Health and Productivity: Taste, Price, Risk and Rationality

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Levy, Amnon;
  • Subject: junk-food, healthy-food, relative taste, relative price, health, risk, lifequality,productivity, rationality, self-control
    • jel: jel:D91 | jel:I12
    mesheuropmc: digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Junk-food consumption, health and productivity are analyzed within an expectedlifetime- utility-maximizing framework in which the probability of living and productivity rise with health and health deteriorate with the consumption of junkfood. So long that the junk food’... View more
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