Indebted and overweight: The link between weight and household debt

There is a substantial correlation between household debt and bodyweight. Theory suggests that a causal relationship between debt and bodyweight could run in either direction or both could be caused by unobserved common factors. We use OLS and Propensity Score Matching to ascertain if household debt...

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Main Author: Averett, Susan L
Smith, Julie K
Format: Publication
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 01.10.2012
Data of publication: 2012-10-01
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Dewey Decimal Classification: 330
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: OpenAIRE (Open Access)
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