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1.

The Coronavirus Epidemic Curve is Already Flattening in New York City

Forthcoming, National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper Series Electronic
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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A Conceptual Model of Historical Trauma: Implications for Public Health Practice and Research

Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 93-108, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Nevada Las Vegas
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3.

Grocery Bag Bans and Foodborne Illness

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-2
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jan 2013
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
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4.

Death by Pokémon GO: The Economic and Human Cost of Using Apps While Driving

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 21 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2019
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Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Purdue University

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5.

Outdoor Recreation, Health, and Wellness: Understanding and Enhancing the Relationship

RFF Discussion Paper No. 09-21
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 May 2009
Working Paper Series
affiliation not provided to SSRN
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6.

Health Care Systems: Efficiency and Institutions

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 769
Number of pages: 133 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO) and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Policy Studies Branch
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7.

More Than Words: Leaders’ Speech and Risky Behavior during a Pandemic

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 08 May 2020
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Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics, University of Cambridge and Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) - Sao Paulo School of Economics
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8.

Cheap Donuts and Expensive Broccoli: The Effect of Relative Prices on Obesity

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2009
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University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School and George Mason University - Buchanan Center Political Economy
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9.

Fast Food, Soft Drink, and Candy Intake Is Unrelated to Body Mass Index for 95% oAmerican Adults

Just, David and Brian Wansink (2015), “Fast Food, Soft Drink, and Candy Intake is Unrelated to Body Mass Index for 95% of American Adults.” Obesity Science and Practice, 1:2, 126-130.,
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Cornell University - Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management and Cornell University
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10.

Understanding the Heterogeneity of Adverse COVID-19 Outcomes: The Role of Poor Quality of Air and Lockdown Decisions

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
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University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics, University of Rome Tor Vergata, University of Turin - Department of Economics and Statistics and Health Economics Research Centre, University of Oxford
Downloads 1,514
11.

The Long-Run Growth in Obesity as a Function of Technological Change

University of Chicago Law School, John M. Olin Law & Economics Working Paper No. 78
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jun 1999
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University of Chicago Law School and University of Chicago

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12.

Financial Conflicts of Interest in Medicine

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 23 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2014
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University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Rady School of Management, Foster School of Business, University of Washington and Bates College
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13.

Health Status Determinants: Lifestyle, Environment, Health Care Resources and Efficiency

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 627
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 29 May 2010 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2010
Working Paper Series
Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Policy Studies Branch and Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
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14.

Housing Markets in a Pandemic: Evidence from Historical Outbreaks

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 07 May 2020
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University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and Maastricht University - Department of Finance
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15.

Reducing Child Mortality and Malnutrition: Cross-Country Evidence on the Role of Growth and Social Indicators.

Forthcoming, Economic & Political Weekly
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Government of India
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16.

Climate Change, Mortality and Adaptation: Evidence from Annual Fluctuations in Weather in the U.S.

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-19
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 25 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2013
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University of California, Santa Barbara - College of Letters & Science - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Infant and Child Mortality in Eastern Africa: Causes and Differentials - A Review of the Literature

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 May 2007 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2008
Working Paper Series
York University
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18.

Obesity, Unhappiness, and the Challenge of Affluence: Theory and Evidence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2717
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and University of Warwick
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Sugar Taxes Aren’t Sweet: The Case Against Taxes on Sugar-Based Drinks

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 07 May 2010
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Independent
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20.

Impact of Climate Changes on Human Health in India

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
St. Mary's College (Autonomous) - Economics Department and St. Mary's College (Autonomous)
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21.

Is Health Care Expenditure Really a Luxury Good? Re-Assessment and New Evidence Based on OECD Data

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Feb 2013
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University of Rome Tor Vergata - Centre for International Studies on Economic Growth (CEIS) and University of Rome La Sapienza
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22.

Are Restaurants Really Supersizing America?

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2010
Accepted Paper Series
U.C. Berkeley - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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23.

Obesity and Advertising Policy

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 4, pp. 979-1011, Summer 2004, George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 04-45
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Oct 2004
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty, Federal Trade Commission -- Bureau of Economics and Federal Trade Commission
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24.

Public Opinion and the Politics of America's Obesity Epidemic

KSG Working Paper No. RWP02-017
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 May 2002
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Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and University of California, Berkeley - Charles and Louise Travers Department of Political Science
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The Effects of Soft Drink Taxes on Child and Adolescent Consumption and Weight Outcomes

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Sep 2009
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University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Iowa - Henry B. Tippie College of Business - Department of Economics and Bates College
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26.

Uncertain Lifetime, Life Protection, and the Value of Life Saving

Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 459-460, May 2000
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Accepted Paper Series
State University of New York at Buffalo - Department of Economics
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COVID-19 Pandemic and Economic Crisis: The Nigerian Experience and Structural Causes

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 03 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
Central Bank of Nigeria
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28.

Career Effects of Mental Health

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 06 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
Yale School of Management, Aarhus University - School of Business and Social Sciences and NYU Stern Department of Economics
Downloads 674
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Limited Self-Control, Obesity and the Loss of Happiness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2925
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
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30.

The Hedonic Method: Value of Statistical Life, Wage Compensation, and Property Value Compensation

RESEARCH TOOLS IN NATURAL RESOURCE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS, Chapter 7, pp. 189-213, (page proofs), A. Batabyal and P. Nijkamp, eds., World Scientific, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 26 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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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
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Does Fiscal Decentralization Improve Health Outcomes? Evidence from a Cross-Country Analysis

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2565
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank
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33.

The Socio-Economic Determinants of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
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Ss. Cyril and Methodius University - Faculty of Economics, Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University - Faculty of Economics, Ss. Cyril and Methodius University and Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts
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34.

The Long-Term Effect of Health Insurance on Near-Elderly Health and Mortality

Northwestern Law & Econ Research Paper 12-09
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
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35.

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.
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36.

Longer Hours and Larger Waistlines? The Relationship Between Work Hours and Obesity

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2014
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University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Food Stamps and Obesity: What Do We Know?

Economic Information Bulletin No. 34
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 06 Mar 2009
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U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS) and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS)
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Child Mortality and Public Spending on Health: How Much Does Money Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1864
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Impact of Health Expenditures on Economic Growth of Cameroon: A Literature Review Perspective

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2017
Working Paper Series
YENEPAD, Grand Valley State University and Independent
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Explaining Mortality Dynamics: The Role of Macroeconomic Fluctuations and Cause of Death Trends

North American Actuarial Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 290-314, 2011
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2012
Accepted Paper Series
UNSW Sydney - School of Risk & Actuarial Studies and ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR)
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41.

The Effects of School Choice on Mental Health

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Oct 2018
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Reason Foundation and Western Carolina University
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42.

Why the Poor Get Fat: Weight Gain and Economic Insecurity

WSU School of Economic Sciences Working Paper No. 2007-16
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Otago, Montana State University - Bozeman and Washington State University - School of Economic Sciences
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43.

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
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44.

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
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Global Health Inequalities: An International Comparison

Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 2006
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Dec 2006
Accepted Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania - School of Social Policy & Practice
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46.

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
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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
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Air Pollution and Mortality: Results from Santiago, Chile

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1453
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Working Paper Series
California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) - Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, Universidad de Chile, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Business and Management Science
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Estimating Peer Effects in Health Outcomes: Replies and Corrections to Fowler and Christakis

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Econ One Research and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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The Effects of Retirement on Physical and Mental Health Outcomes

Andrew Young School of Policy Studies Research Paper Series No. 07-35
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Oct 2007
Working Paper Series
Bentley University - Department of Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research and Trinity College (Hartford CT)

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