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1.

The Right to Be Fat

Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 13 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,063
2.

Macronutrients and Obesity: Revisiting the Calories in, Calories out Framework

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 15 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Bates College and Bates College
Downloads 637
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Opportunity Costs Surrounding Exercise and Dietary Behaviors: Quantifying Trade-offs Between Commuting Time and Health-Related Activities

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2012
Working Paper Series
Abt Associates, Inc. - Domestic Health Division
Downloads 588
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The Causal Effect of Education on Obesity: Evidence from Compulsory Schooling Laws

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
HealthCore, Inc.
Downloads 465
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Is Obesity Contagious? Social Networks vs. Environmental Factors in the Obesity Epidemic

FRB of Boston Quantitative Analysis Unit Working Paper No. QAU08-2, Journal of Health Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Feb 2008
Working Paper Series
Econ One Research and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Downloads 421
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The Obesity Epidemic in Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1814
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Downloads 413
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Head Start Participation and Childhood Obesity

Vanderbilt University Economics Working Paper No. 06-WG01
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 06 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics
Downloads 407
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What Causes Obesity? And Why has it Grown so Much? An Alternative View

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 12 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 389
9.

US Male Obesity from 1800-2000: A Long Term Perspective

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4366
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Aug 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Texas of the Permian Basin
Downloads 368
10.

The Spread of Obesity in a Large Social Network Over 32 Years

New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 357, No. 4, pp. 370-379, July 26, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Aug 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University - Department of Health Care Policy and UC San Diego Division of Social Sciences
Downloads 350
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Application of Law to the Childhood Obesity Epidemic

Northeastern University Public Law & Legal Theory Research Paper No. 17-2007, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Spring 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Accepted Paper Series
State University of New York (SUNY) - Buffalo, CSU East Bay, New York University (NYU) - Department of Nutrition Food Studies and Public Health and Northeastern University - School of Law
Downloads 318
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Reconciling Psychology with Economics: Obesity, Behavioral Biology, and Rational Overeating

WSU School of Economic Sciences Working Paper No. 2006-4
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 22 Jun 2006
Working Paper Series
University of Otago
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School Nutrition Programs and the Incidence of Childhood Obesity

CAEPR Working Paper No. 2007-014
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 01 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Southern Methodist University (SMU) - Department of Economics, Georgia State University - Department of Economics and Southern Methodist University (SMU)

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The Increasing Weight of Regulation: Countries Combat the Global Obesity Epidemic

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 90, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center, University of the Pacific - McGeorge School of Law and University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) - School of Medicine
Downloads 274
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Can Behavioral Economics Combat Obesity?

Regulation, Vol. 35, No. 2, Summer 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Jul 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Independent and California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Downloads 258
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Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity Among Primary School Children in Tanzania: Experiences from Kinondoni and Njombe Districts

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Dar es Salaam University College of Education and Dar es Salaam University College of Education
Downloads 253
17.

Obesity and Happiness

SOEPpaper No. 270
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Feb 2010
Working Paper Series
United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) - College of Business and Economics
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How Law and Regulation Can Add Value to Prevention Strategies for Obesity and Diabetes

A MODERN EPIDEMIC – EXPERT PERSPECTIVES ON OBESITY AND DIABETES, L. Baur, R. Magnusson, S. Twigg, eds., 2012, Sydney Law School Research Paper No. 11/79,
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 28 Oct 2011
Accepted Paper Series
The University of Sydney Law School
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Can Adolescents' Obesity Be a Consequence of Peers Lifestyles?

iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
ISCAC, Universidade Nova de Lisboa and Universidade de Coimbra - Faculty of Economics
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Why is the Developed World Obese?

Annual Review of Public Health, Vol. 29, 2008, iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Jun 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Size Really Does Matter: How Obesity is Undermining America's National Security

University of Toledo Law Review, 2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Western State University College of Law
Downloads 196
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A Pile of Krusty Burgers Embiggens the Fattest Man: Obesity, Incentives, and Unintended Consequences in 'King Size Homer'

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Apr 2010
Working Paper Series
Brock School of Business, Samford University
Downloads 193
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What Causes Obesity? And Why Has it Increased so Much? An Alternative View

Challenge (2011)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 189
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Double Burden of Malnutrition: Why are Indian Women Likely to Be Underweight and Obese?

Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Department of Sociology, Arkansas State University and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
Downloads 187
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The Joy of Cooking Too Much: 70 Years of Calorie Increases in Classic Recipes

Wansink, Brian and Collin R. Payne (2009), “The Joy of Cooking Too Much: 70 Years of Calorie Increases in Classic Recipes,” Annals of Internal Medicine, 150, 291-291. ,
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 31 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University and New Mexico State University
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Kids, Cartoons, and Cookies: Stereotype Priming Effects on Children's Food Consumption

Journal of Consumer Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jun 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne and Colorado State University, Fort Collins
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Slaying the Hydra: The History of Quack Medicine, the Obesity Epidemic and the FDA's Battle to Regulate Dietary Supplements

Indiana Health Law Journal, Vol. 6, pp. 203-251, 2009
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
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The Trend of BMI Values Among US Adults

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2987
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Working Paper Series
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) - Faculty of Economics and Department of Nonlinear Modeling, Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
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It’s Not a Small World After All: Regulating Obesity Globally

Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 79, p. 697, 2010, NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Research Paper No. 09-014
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law
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Why are Educated Adults Slim — Causation or Selection?

Social Science & Medicine 105 (3), 131–139. Doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.01.004,
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 May 2012 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Texas at Austin - Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and Saint Norbert College - Department of Sociology
Downloads 165
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Framing Obesity as an Environmental Justice Issue

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Social Dynamics of Obesity

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-5, Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 40
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Oct 2006
Working Paper Series
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Florida State University - Department of Economics

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Setting the Stage for Public Health: The Role of Litigation in Controlling Obesity

University of Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 28, p. 443, 2006
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Jan 2007
Accepted Paper Series
CSU East Bay
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Who Wants a Fat Child?: Care for Obese Children in Weight Obsessed Societies

Oñati Socio-Legal Series, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Mar 2015
Accepted Paper Series
University of Windsor - Faculty of Law
Downloads 151
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Is Obesity a Public Health Problem?

Public Health Ethics, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Feb 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Duke University
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Slim by Design: Kitchen Counter Correlates of Obesity

Wansink, Brian, Andrew S. Hanks, and Kirsikka Kaipainen (2015), “Slim by Design: Kitchen Counter Correlates of Obesity,” Health Education and Behavior, 1-7, doi: 10.1177/1090198115610571.,
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 14 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University, The Ohio State University and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Downloads 139
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Overweight and Poor? On the Relationship between Income and the Body Mass Index

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5366
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Dec 2010
Working Paper Series
World Bank
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The Medical Care Costs of Obesity: an Instrumental Variables Approach

NBER Working Paper No. w16467
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - College of Human Ecology, Department of Policy Analysis & Management (PAM) and Lehigh University
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Is the Obesity Epidemic a Public Health Problem? A Decade of Research on the Economics of Obesity

NBER Working Paper No. w14010
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 May 2008 Last Revised: 19 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago and University of Chicago Law School
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The Super Size of America: An Economic Estimation of Body Mass Index and Obesity in Adults

NBER Working Paper No. w11584
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Oct 2005 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), NY Office and Lehigh University - Department of Economics
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BMI Trends, Socio-Economic Status, and the Choice of Dataset

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 14 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2009
Working Paper Series
HealthCore, Inc.
Downloads 121
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Legal Strategies to Manage Obesity and Increase Physical Activity

Louisiana State University Program in Law, Science, and Public Health Working Paper No. 100
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 02 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Working Paper Series
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Downloads 118
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Law as a Tool to Facilitate Healthier Lifestyles and Prevent Obesity

JAMA, Vol. 297, p. 87, 2007, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 956077
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 11 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University - Law Center - O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law
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The International Law of Overweight and Obesity

Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 1-62, March 2014
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 10 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Juristische Fakultät, Universität Basel

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A Macroeconomic Analysis of Obesity

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Working Paper No. 2008-017A
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jun 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Miami - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
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Thinness and Obesity: A Model of Food Consumption, Health Concerns, and Social Pressure

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. 17
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Bologna - Department of Economics and University of St. Andrews - School of Economics and Finance

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Turning Mindless Eating into Healthy Eating

n Psychology, Behavioral Economics, and the Solution to Obesity, ed. Eldar Shafir, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 310-328, 2012
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Mar 2016
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University
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Good Intentions, Bad Outcomes: The Effects of Mismatches in Social Support and Health Outcomes in an Online Weight Loss Community

Production and Operations Management. 27(1) 9-27, 2017, Kelley School of Business Research Paper
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Accepted Paper Series
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Operation & Decision Technologies
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Stemming the Tide of Obesity: What Needs to Happen

Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics Conference in Granada, July 2012
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 13 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Manhattan College - Department of Economics and Finance
Downloads 102