Obesity and Stature in Adolescenc e and Earnings in Young Adulthood

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Design: We estimated the effect of obesity on earnings by constructing a series of ordinary least-squares regression equations in which the dependent variable was the natural logarithm of hourly earnings at age 23 years . We report the coefficients for obese subjects compared with those for the nonobese subjects and for height while con trolling for a… (More)

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@inproceedings{Sargent2005ObesityAS, title={Obesity and Stature in Adolescenc e and Earnings in Young Adulthood}, author={James Sargent and David G. Blanchflower and Catherine D Deangelis}, year={2005} }