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Chain restaurant calorie posting laws, obesity, and consumer welfare

Charles Courtemanche (University of Kentucky, NBER and IZA), David Frisvold (University of Iowa, NBER and IZA), David Jimenez-Gomez (Universidad de Alicante), Mariétou H. Ouayogodé (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Michael Price (University of Alabama, Australian National University, RWI-Essen and NBER) ; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

The 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) introduced a mandate requiring chain restaurants to post calorie counts on menus and menu boards. This paper investigates whether and why calorie posting laws work. To do so, we develop a model of calories consumed that highlights two potenti...

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Volume: no. 13088
Main Author: Courtemanche, Charles
Frisvold, David E
Jimenez-Gomez, David
Ouayogodé, Mariétou H
Price, Michael
Format: eBook
Language: English
Related: Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ¬[Herausgebendes Organ]
Ort : Verlag : ErscheinungsdatumBonn, Germany : IZA Institute of Labor Economics : March 2020
Erscheinungsort: (Ort)Bonn
Extent: 1 Online-Ressource (71 Seiten) : Diagramme
Umfang: (Dateityp; Kodierungsformat)Textdatei; PDF
Series: Discussion paper series / IZA Institute of Labor Economics ; no. 13088
Links: Fulltext
HBZ-ID: HT020424214 » further libraries in North Rhine-Westphalia
Database: ULB Bonn