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Increasing incomes, increasing waistlines? The impact of Chinese income growth on nutrition and diet

Melanie Lührmann and Lei Lu
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This presentation was held at the 72nd Annual Congress of the International Institute of Public Finance.

 

 

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Journal article | Journal of the European Economic Association
The rise in obesity has largely been attributed to an increase in calorie consumption. We show that official government household survey data indicate that calories have declined in England between 1980 and 2013; while there has been an increase in calories from food out at restaurants, fast food, ...
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This paper was presented at the Women's Economist Network (WEN) event on 23 June 2014 in London.
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