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Economic Instruments for Obesity Prevention: Results of a Scoping Review and Modified Delphi Survey

Guy Faulkner, Paul Grootendorst (), Van Nguyen, Tatiana Andreyeva, Kelly Arbour-Nicitopoulos, Chris Auld, Sean Cash (), John Cawley (), Peter Donnelly, Adam Drewnowski, Laurette Dubé, Roberta Ferrence, Ian Janssen, Jeffrey LaFrance (), Darius Lakdawalla, Rena Mendelsen, Lisa Powell, William Traill () and Frank Windmeijer ()

No 31-11, Monash Economics Working Papers from Monash University, Department of Economics

Abstract: Comprehensive, multi-level approaches are required to address obesity. One important target for intervention is the economic domain. The purpose of this study was to synthesize existing evidence regarding the impact of economic policies targeting obesity and its causal behaviours (diet, physical activity), and to make specific recommendations for the Canadian context.

Pages: 39 pages
Date: 2011-12
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