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Obesity—Who Bears the Costs?

Lecture no. 20 from the course: Unexpected Economics

Obesity—Who Bears the Costs?

Taught by Professor Timothy Taylor | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Economics & Finance Courses

American men and women have both gained an average of more than 20 pounds since the early 1960s. Address the reasons for this increase, the role played by economic factors, and the implications for public policy, including who really pays the costs obesity imposes.


November 21, 2017
I've watched many TGC lectures and had, until now, always recommended Human Geography as the best (my favorite), it's been replaced in the top spot by Unexpected Economics. Taylor explains this very interesting and complicated topic in a way that anyone can understand and relate to.