Child Care Choices, Food Choices, and Children’s Obesity Status

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Mandal, Bidisha; Powell, Lisa M.;
  • Subject: child care choices, soda and fast food consumption, panel data, childhood obesity, Consumer/Household Economics, Food Consumption/Nutrition/Food Safety, Health Economics and Policy, Institutional and Behavioral Economics, Research Methods/ Statistical Methods, C13, D01, I12,

We evaluate the effect of differences in child care and food environments on obesity among children in the age group of four to six years. To address non-random selection of children into different child care settings, we first predict market price of child care and mar... View more
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