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Imitative Obesity and Relative Utility

If human beings care about their relative weight, a form of imitative obesity can emerge (in which people subconsciously keep up with the weight of the Joneses). Using Eurobarometer data on 29 countries, this paper provides cross-sectional evidence that overweight perceptions and dieting are... Full description

1st Person: Blanchflower, David G.
Additional Persons: Van Landeghem, Bert; Oswald, Andrew J.
Source: in Journal of the European Economic Association Vol. 7, No. 2/3 (2009), p. 528-538
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2009
Keywords: D1
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