Weights on the rise: where and for whom?

Using over 70 nationally representative surveys, I find evidence of a dramatic increase in the share of women who are overweight in developing and transition economies, especially in Latin America and the Middle East. Urban rates of the overweight, measured by the body mass index (BMI), are also far...

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Volume: 7
Main Author: Sahn, David E
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: DORDRECHT SPRINGER 01.12.2009
Springer
Springer Nature B.V
published in: Journal of economic inequality Vol. 7; no. 4; pp. 351 - 370
Data of publication: 2009-12-01
ISSN: 1569-1721
1573-8701
EISSN: 1573-8701
Discipline: Economics
Sociology & Social History
Public Health
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