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November 29 2012

FEEM Re3: “Obesity is Contagious! Evidence from US Data"



Overweight and obesity are social plagues of modern societies. The article draws from a research study undertaken by the authors showing that the scale of this phenomenon is due to the effects of peers on individual weight-related behaviour, as well as to the limits on dynamic behavior imposed by habits.


Review of Environment, Energy and Economics - Re3

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