Financial hardship and obesity

•In this paper we investigate the effect of financial hardship on body weight.•A strong correlation is found using least squares and propensity score methods.•This correlation appears to be driven by unobservables.•Instrumental Variables results indicate little evidence of a causal relationship. The...

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Volume: 15
Main Author: Averett, Susan L
Smith, Julie K
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.12.2014
ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV
Elsevier BV
published in: Economics and human biology Vol. 15; pp. 201 - 212
ORCID: 0000-0002-6499-3334
Data of publication: December 2014
ISSN: 1570-677X
1873-6130
EISSN: 1873-6130
Discipline: Anatomy & Physiology
Economics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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