Immigration, obesity and labor market outcomes in the UK

We estimate the dual effects of immigration and obesity on labor market outcomes in the UK. There is only one other paper that has estimated these dual effects on a sample of immigrants to the US. We use the British Household Panel Survey, which contains information on height and weight for 2004 and...

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Volume: 6454
Main Author: Averett, Susan
Argys, Laura
Kohn, Jennifer L
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2012
published in: Discussion Paper series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit Vol. 6454
Data of publication: 2012
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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