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Alston, Julian M.

The Effects of Farm and Food Policy on Obesity in the United States

Alston, Julian M. - The Effects of Farm and Food Policy on Obesity in the United States, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

2. Obesity in America
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

3. Consequences of Obesity
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

4. Causes of Obesity: Individual Physiology and Consumption Choices
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

5. Causes of Obesity: External Influences
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

6. Role for Government: In Principle
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

7. US Farm Subsidies and Obesity
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

8. Agricultural R&D, Technology, and Obesity
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

9. Fat Taxes and Thin Subsidies as Obesity Policy
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

10. Other Food Policies as Obesity Policy
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

11. Summary and Synthesis
Julian M. Alston, Abigail M. Okrent

Keywords: Economics, Agricultural Economics, Economic Policy, Health Economics

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Palgrave Studies in Agricultural Economics and Food Policy
Page amount
22 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137478313
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-48647-9

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