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Principles of Obesity Economics

The resources available to individuals and society and the prices of goods in the market shape our choices - even about the food we eat and the weight at which we live. This course explores the economic motivation for consumer choice and the economic role of government in markets related to obesity.

Topics: Economics


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This course explores how consumer choices lead to individuals being different weights and discusses whether there is an economic rationale for government intervention in the markets most closely related to food and activity choices.


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Kevin Frick
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: Economics

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