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Economic aspects of obesity

Grossman, Michael

Economic aspects of obesity

by Grossman, Michael

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Published by The University of Chicago Press in Chicago, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obesity,
  • Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementedited by Michael Grossman and Naci Mocan
    SeriesNational Bureau of Economic Research conference report, National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA645.O23 E26 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination394 p. :
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24881741M
    ISBN 100226310094
    ISBN 109780226310091
    LC Control Number2010047674

    Obesity as a political issue has surpassed obesity as a health issue. Public concern has prompted state and federal legislators to compete for the role of the most compassionate and determined public trustees (Feldstein, ), by launching a new "war against obesity" in proposing regulations and laws that regulate sociological, economic. Raising awareness of obesity, drawing attention to the associated economic and health care costs, passing new laws or regulations, and implementing community action strategies to mobilize change all require resources, political will, and public support from those whose lives or livelihoods could be affected. Many aspects of the obesity.

    Economic Aspects of Obesity. Article This chapter is aimed to offer an overview of the present book, and summarizes the contents and subject matter of each chapter with an intention to. Obesity is an independent risk factor for heart disease, hypoxia, sleep apnea, hernia, and arthritis. Obesity is the seventh leading cause of death in the US. The total cost of overweight and obesity by some estimates is $ billion annually. Others put the cost of health care for obesity .

    The book is an exhaustive examination of obesity research in the 20th century that I used as a sort of bible for the better part of a year. Before turning out the light each night, I would tell my wife that I needed to do some “Reading of The Taubes.”. Introduction to "Economic Aspects of Obesity" Michael Grossman, Naci H. Mocan. Chapter in NBER book Economic Aspects of Obesity (), Michael Grossman and Naci H. Mocan, editors (p. 1 - 16) Conference held November , Published in April by University of Chicago Press.


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Economic Contextual Factors and Child Body Mass Index: Lisa M. Powell, Frank J. Chaloupka (p. - ) (bibliographic info) (Working Paper version) 6. The Relationship between Perceptions of Neighborhood Characteristics and Obesity among Children: Bisakha Sen, Stephen Mennemeyer, Lisa C.

Gary (p. - ) (bibliographic info) (download Cited by: The book Economic Aspects of Obesity, Edited by Michael Grossman and Naci Mocan is published by University of Chicago Press. Economic Aspects of Obesity, Grossman, Mocan All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOK   Timely and important, Economic Aspects of Obesity provides a strong foundation for evaluating the costs and benefits of various proposals designed to control obesity rates.

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Determinants are varied and include year- and area-specific food prices, availability of food outlets and recreational facilities, health insurance, and minimum wage levels. Timely and important, Economic Aspects of Obesity provides a strong foundation for evaluating the costs and benefits of various proposals designed to control obesity rates.3/5(1).

Get this from a library. Economic aspects of obesity. [Michael Grossman; H Naci Mocan;] -- In the past three decades, the number of obese adults in the US has doubled and the number of obese children almost tripled. This text provides a strong foundation for evaluating the costs and.

Book Chapters The following chapters of this book are listed in IDEAS. Michael Grossman & Naci H. Mocan, "Introduction to "Economic Aspects of Obesity"," NBER Chapters, in: Economic Aspects of Obesity, pagesNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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Similarly, contributors to Economic Aspects of Obesity examine the issue of child obesity in Indianapolis and find that the presence of a fast-food restaurant within a quarter-mile of a child's residence has a negative impact on weight, casting doubt on the effectiveness of “highly publicized policies to reduce fast food exposure as.

Roughly equal to that of smoking and armed war, the economic impact of obesity amounts to $2 trillion annually and roughly % of the global GDP.

At its current pace, obesity is. The impacts are marked: Obese people spend 42 percent more on health care ($1, more per year), 4 obesity costs the nation $75 billion in direct costs each year, 5 the total cost of obesity is as high as $ billion per year (indirect costs include absenteeism, disability and workers’ compensation) 6 and obesity is linked to approximately.

Introduction. Obesity, a condition of an excessively high proportion of body fat, is associated with elevated risks of cancers of the breast, colon and rectum, endometrium, esophagus, gallbladder, kidney, pancreas, thyroid, and possibly other cancer types.

1 Obesity is also a risk factor for coronary heart disease, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, stroke, and other chronic illnesses. The overall economic impact of obesity in the US appears to be substantial.

Although a comprehensive aggregation across the different categories of literature is an important goal for future research, simple addition of key effects identified in this review would suggest total annual economic costs associated with obesity in excess of $ billion.

In the past few decades, obesity rates among American children have skyrocketed. Although many factors have played a part in this unhealthy increase, this paper focuses on how economic. Economic Aspects and Implications of Obesity.

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by Manuel Peña. As best described by Odelia Rosin, “[o]besity has major economic aspects. Obesity affects demand for and supply of health care.

It has relations to demand and supply in markets for food, fast food, restaurants, advertising, physical exercise and dieting. The epidemic of obesity absorbs increasingly greater health care budgets and attracts. Book Description. This 2 volume set comprises of the 3rd edition of Volume 1 and the 4th edition of Volume 2, both published in In recent years, we’ve developed a much better grasp of the biological and other factors associated with the development of obesity.

Obesity, which has increased in most developed countries in the past few decades, is the result of genetics, environment, and individual choices. Economics is useful for studying the individual choices that lead to obesity, explanations for the recent rise in obesity, the treatment options for obesity, and the costs and consequences of obesity for the individual and society.

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location London.A study published in Social Science and Medicine used data for 67 countries representing all the regions of the world to examine how economic development, socioeconomic status, and obesity were related. 2 The researchers used self-reported height and weight to calculate body mass index (weight relative to height), and looked at the relationship.In the past three decades, the number of obese adults in the United States has doubled and the number of obese children almost tripled, which may lead to increased medical expenditures, productivity loss, and stress on the health care system.

Economic analysis now shows that weight gain is the result of individual choices in response to economic environments and demonstrates that incentives.