Course: Obesity Economics

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TOPIC READINGS
Session 1: Obesity Economics Frank RH. The Economic Naturalist
Session 2: Basic Facts of Obesity as Presented by Finkelstein Finkelstein Chapters 1 & 4
Session 3: Consumers, Incentives, and Weight Finkelstein Chapters 3, 5, and 6
Session 4: Limitations of Consumer Sovereignty Finkelstein Chapter 2
Session 5: Role of Government and Potential Policies Finkelstein Chapters 7-10
Session 6: Who Benefits from Obesity? Finkelstein Chapter 11