Can Changing Economic Factors Explain the Rise in Obesity?
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 553 , Segment 2
Episode: Leader Success, Economics and Obesity, Managing Anger
- Apr 29, 2015 1:00 pm
- 46:47 mins
Dr. Charles Courtemanche is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University. He is a health economist and applied micro-economist with particular research interests in the economics of obesity, public policies to expand insurance coverage, and big box retailers. His research has been published in a variety of journals including the Economic Journal and Journal of Public Economics. Dr. Courtemanche talks with Dr Townsend about his research entitled “Can Changing Economic Factors Explain the Rise in Obesity?"