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The impact of U.S. free trade agreements on calorie availability and obesity: a natural experiment in Canada

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Introduction: Globalization via free trade and investment agreements is often implicated in the obesity pandemic. Concerns center on how free trade and investment agreements increase population exposure to unhealthy, high-calorie diets, but existing studies preclude causal conclusions. Few studies of free trade and investment agreements and diets isolated their impact from confounding changes, and none examined any effect on caloric intake, despite its critical role in the etiology of obes...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.amepre.2018.02.010

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Sociology
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Author
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Barlow, P
Grant:
G0601617
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Funding agency for:
Stuckler, D
Grant:
313590
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Funding agency for:
Stuckler, D
Grant:
313590
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
American Journal of Preventive Medicine Journal website
Volume:
54
Issue:
5
Pages:
637-643
Publication date:
2018-03-26
Acceptance date:
2018-02-08
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ISSN:
0749-3797 and 1873-2607
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pubs:832233
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uuid:1fcba436-30cf-44a2-b1a9-dd2d17f252e0
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pubs:832233
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2018-04-04

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