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Vikram Pathania

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About the author and department

Personal webpage (Sussex):

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/profiles/324964

Management Department:

http://www.lse.ac.uk/management/home.aspx

 

Relevant research

Currie J., DellaVigna S., Moretti E., and V. Pathania. (2009) The Effect of Fast Food Restaurants on Obesity and Weight Gain. NBER Working Paper 14721. Cambridge, MA: The National Bureau of Economic Research. http://www.nber.org/papers/w14721

Currie J., DellaVigna S., Moretti E., and V. Pathania. (2010)  The Effect of Fast Food Restaurants on Obesity and Weight Gain.  American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Vol. 2(3), 32-63. http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/63568/

Evidence of impact

A Proposal to Separate Fast Food and Schools. New York Times. April 19, 2009. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/20/nyregion/20obese.html?_r=0

Proximity to fast food a factor in obesity. New York Times. March 25, 2009. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/26/health/nutrition/26obese.html

Study: Fast food location can weigh on teens. Boston Globe. March 24, 2009. http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2009/03/24/study_fast_food_location_can_weigh_on_teens/

Super-sizing the student body; Obesity is significantly more common at schools within easy walking distance of fast-food restaurants. Los Angeles Times. March 23, 2009.

Fast-food proximity bad for kids at schools. ABC News. March 23, 2009. http://abc7.com/archive/6724877/

Schools close to fast food breed obesity: study. ABC News. March 14, 2009. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2009-03-14/schools-close-to-fast-food-breed-obesity-study/1618866

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