The Rise of Obesity in Europe: An Economic Perspective

Obesity in Europe is rising. This paper investigates the economic rationales for public intervention to control obesity. We present new empirical evidence showing that family background is rented to obesity among young European adults. This evidence provides a strong basis for intervention on equity...

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Volume: 24
Main Author: Giorgio Brunello
Pierre-Carl Michaud
Anna Sanz-de-Galdeano
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD Blackwell Publishing 01.07.2009
Oxford University Press
published in: Economic policy Vol. 24; no. 59; pp. 551 - 596
Data of publication: 20090701
ISSN: 0266-4658
EISSN: 1468-0327
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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