For better or worse: Relationship status and body mass index

Recent increases in the incidence of obesity and declines in marriage have prompted policymakers to implement policies to mitigate these trends. This paper examines the link between these two outcomes. There are four hypotheses (selection, protection, social obligation and marriage market) that migh...

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Volume: 6
Main Author: Averett, Susan L
Sikora, Asia
Argys, Laura M
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2008
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published in: Economics and human biology Vol. 6; no. 3; pp. 330 - 349
Data of publication: 2008
ISSN: 1570-677X
1873-6130
EISSN: 1873-6130
Discipline: Anatomy & Physiology
Economics
Series: Economics & Human Biology
Subjects:
BMI
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BMI
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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