NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

The Relationship Between Neighborhood Quality and Obesity Among Children

Bisakha Sen, Stephen Mennemeyer, Lisa C. Gary

NBER Working Paper No. 14985
Issued in May 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Susan Averett and attendees at the NBER Obesity Conference for valuable comments. We thank Laura Argys for her generous help in constructing the bodyweight variables in this paper. The responsibility for all errors and opinions is ours. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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