Date of Award

Spring 5-18-2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Departments/Programs

Economics

First Advisor

Partha Deb

Second Advisor

Purvi Sevak

Academic Program Adviser

Partha Deb

Abstract

This study explores the effects of Calorie labeling laws implemented in some counties in the United States on several health related variables. The findings show a small significant decreasing effect of the law on Limited activity and Poor health of 0.083 and 0.047 at 95% significant level respectively.

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