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Childhood Disadvantage and Obesity: Is Nurture Trumping Nature?

Patricia M. Anderson, Kristin F. Butcher, Diane Whitemore Schanzenbach

Chapter in NBER book The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective (2009), Jonathan Gruber, editor (p. 149 - 180)
Conference held April 13-14, 2007
Published in October 2009 by University of Chicago Press
© 2009 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

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This chapter first appeared as NBER working paper w13479, Childhood Disadvantage and Obesity: Is Nurture Trumping Nature?, Patricia M. Anderson, Kristin F. Butcher, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach
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