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Weight gains from trade in foods: evidence from Mexico

Osea Giuntella (University of Pittsburgh and IZA), Matthias Rieger (Erasmus University), Lorenzo Rotunno (University of Marseille-Aix en Provence, CNRS, EHESS, Centrale Marseille, IRD and AMSE) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

In this paper, we investigate the effects of trade in foods on obesity in Mexico. To do so, we match data on Mexican food imports from the U.S. with anthropometric and food expenditure data. Our findings suggest that exposure to food imports from the U.S. can explain up to twenty percent of the rise...

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Volume: no. 12677
Main Author: Giuntella, Osea
Rieger, Matthias
Rotunno, Lorenzo
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : October 2019
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (66 Seiten) : Diagramme, Karten
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 12677
Links: Fulltext
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Database: ULB Bonn