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The effects of relative food prices on obesity - evidence from China
|Statement||Yang Lu, Dana Goldman.|
|Series||NBER working paper series -- working paper 15720, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research : Online) -- working paper no. 15720.|
|Contributions||Goldman, Dana P. 1966-, National Bureau of Economic Research.|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2010655736|
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This paper explores the effects of relative food prices on body weight and body fat over time in China. The authors study a cohort of 15, adults from over communities in China, using the longitudinal China Health and Nutrition Survey (). Cited by: 2. The Effects of Relative Food Prices on Obesity - Evidence from China: Yang Lu and Dana Goldman NBER Working Paper No.
FebruaryRevised February JEL No. D01,I1,J88 ABSTRACT This paper explores the effects of relative food prices on body weight and body fat over time in by: 2. This paper explores the effects of relative food prices on body weight and body fat over time in China.
We study a cohort of 15, adults from over communities in China, using the longitudinal China Health and Nutrition Survey (). While we find that decreases in the price of energy-dense foods have consistently led to elevated Cited by: 2.
Downloadable. This paper explores the effects of relative food prices on body weight and body fat over time in China. We study a cohort of 15, adults from over communities in China, using the longitudinal China Health and Nutrition Survey ().
While we find that decreases in the price of energy-dense foods have consistently led to elevated body fat, this price effect does not. Abstract. This paper explores the effects of relative food prices on body weight and body fat over time in China. We study a cohort of 15, adults from over communities in China, using the longitudinal China Health and Nutrition Survey ().
Cited by: 2. Title(s): The effects of relative food prices on obesity: evidence from China: Yang Lu, Dana Goldman. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research, c This paper explores the effects of relative food prices on body weight and body fat over time in China.
We study a cohort of 15, adults from over communities in China, using the. The estimates suggest that a (one standard deviation) reduction in the relative prices of food at home was associated with a increase in the obesity prevalence and a (one standard deviation) reduction in the relative prices of food away home was associated with a increase in obesity.
Price elasticities reflect the magnitude of such impacts and are defined as the percentage change in the outcome (such as food consumption or weight) resulting from a 1 percent change in price.
A number of studies have provided evidence for the extent to which we can expect changes in food prices to affect food consumption or pur chases. More Evidence of the Link Between Obesity and Food Prices. J am. by Stephen J. Dubner. (Photo: Håkan Dahlström) Our findings suggest that increases in the real price of one calorie in food for home consumption and the real price of fast-food restaurant food lead to improvements in obesity outcomes among youths.
However, while these studies examined the effect of market-level food prices, they did not study the effect of beverage prices. This studys main innovation is to estimate the impact of food prices on childhood obesity by directly linking a unique database of food prices, the Quarterly Food-at-Home-Price Database (QFAHPD), with clinically.
In our sample of countries, both obesity prevalence and food price inflation increased between and (Table S1). Average food price inflation was (SD ) but ranged from in. Gelbach et al. 42 used data on the effect of food price changes on obesity prevalence between and in the USA to model the impact of a tax on unhealthy foods.
He predicted that a tax would decrease the average BMI by approximately 1 and the incidence of overweight and obesity by 2 and 1, respectively. Food taxes or subsidies have been raised as potential means of addressing the obesity epidemic in the United States.
The authors conducted a review of English-language articles published between and that analyzed the relationship between food pricing and consumption. Key Findings. While the relative cheapness of calorie-dense processed foods has been implicated in the high rates of obesity observed in upper-income countries, as well as the rapid increases in obesity observed in transition economies, such as China.
Because the relative cheapness of unhealthy calories is an important explanation of the obesity epidemic in higher-income countries, the research. This review examines the link between food or beverage price changes and energy intake or weight outcomes among U. consumers. Current evidence indicates that, by themselves, targeted food taxes and subsidies as considered to date are unlikely to have a major effect on individual weight or obesity prevalence.
While research suggests that the. Gorin et al. 12 studied the effect of using online grocery shopping to modify the household food environment among 28 overweight participants from the United States (aged 2165, 89 female.
For example, Australian studies have demonstrated that drought events will lead to increased price of most foods, but that fresh fruit and vegetables are disproportionately affected. 5 By contrast, the price of processed foods is less affected, and in some cases processed foods may even reduce in cost.
6 Evidence suggests that when food prices. Book Chapter, included in Chinas Agricultural Development: Challenges and Prospects, pp Edited by X-Y. Dong, S.
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American Journal of Agricultural Economics industrialised countries, child obesity risk is associated with lower household income, women with less education, and single parent households Obesity is increasingly prevalent among adolescent girls and women (particularly in low-income and rapidly evolving economies such as Brazil, China and Egypt), as access to a.
Obesity has become a global public health crisis, 14 and China has the largest number of affected people worldwide, with about 46 of adults and 15 of children being obese or overweight.
4 Increasingly Chinese society is making efforts to address the rising obesity and chronic disease epidemic. 3 In this context, intwo of us (YW and YY) initiated a project that aimed to synthesise.
Objective To estimate the global and country-level burden of overweight and obesity among pregnant women from to Methods Publicly accessible country-level data were collected from the World Health Organization, the World Bank and the Food and Agricultural Organization.
We estimated the number of overweight and obese pregnant women among. This review examines the link between food or beverage price changes and energy intake or weight outcomes among U.
consumers. Current evidence indicates that, by themselves, targeted food taxes and subsidies as considered to date are unlikely to have a major effect on individual weight or obesity prevalence.
Data: Food prices of over commodities for primary crops, live animals and livestock representing over 97 percent of the worlds value of gross agricultural production (FAO). Producer prices and producer and consumer price indices.
Geographical coverage: Over countries. Books. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. Healthy China Obesity in China is particularly concentrated within the countrys dense urban areas, which explains the governments Healthy China plan.
minor clinical effects. No systematic review has yet focused on the diverse array of possible consequences of childhood obesity, though older non-systematic reviews are availableIn addition, no review to date has considered the vast body of evidence on the health impact of childhood obesity which has been published recently.
Managing Overweight and Obesity in Adults Systematic Evidence Review From the Obesity Expert Panel, I found that the importance of nutrition relative to price is the only consumer attitude significantly associated with BMI and diet quality.
In the third chapter, I analyzed the effects of a cash transfer program on the obesity and diet of a highly-vulnerable group in a middle income country: persons aged 70 and older in Mexico.
Dunn () investigates the relationship between fast food availability and obesity. 7 He nds that an increase in the number of fast food restau-rants has a positive effect on the Body Mass Index (BMI).
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of a fast food restaurant within one-tenth of a mile of a school is associated with an increase of about percentage points in the fraction of students in a class who are obese relative to the presence of a fast food restaurant at miles. This effect amounts to a percent increase in the incidence of obesity among the affected children.
The relationship of the local food environment with obesity: a systematic review of methods, study quality, and results. Obesity. ; Article Google Scholar Black C, Moon G, Baird J. Dietary inequalities: what is the evidence for the effect of the neighbourhood food environment.
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