Body Mass Index in Families: Spousal Correlation, Endogeneity, and Intergenerational Transmission
Empirical Economics, 41(3), 841-864, November 2011
Hongfei Frank Tang, Ph.D.
Department of Finance
Utilizing a dataset with information on husbands, wives and children, we examine the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and several socioeconomic, demographic, and behavioral variables.