Timothy J Classen

Summary

Affiliation: Loyola University Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Genes and the intergenerational transmission of BMI and obesity
    Timothy J Classen
    Department of Economics, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago, United States Electronic address
    Econ Hum Biol 23:121-133. 2016
  2. pmc Measures of the intergenerational transmission of body mass index between mothers and their children in the United States, 1981-2004
    Timothy J Classen
    Loyola University Chicago, School of Business Administration, Department of Economics, 1 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 8:30-43. 2010

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. doi request reprint Genes and the intergenerational transmission of BMI and obesity
    Timothy J Classen
    Department of Economics, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago, United States Electronic address
    Econ Hum Biol 23:121-133. 2016
    ..Given the negative consequences of obesity on earnings and other economic measures, our results suggest that the genetic transmission of weight problems contributes substantially to intergenerational persistence in economic outcomes...
  2. pmc Measures of the intergenerational transmission of body mass index between mothers and their children in the United States, 1981-2004
    Timothy J Classen
    Loyola University Chicago, School of Business Administration, Department of Economics, 1 E Pearson St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 8:30-43. 2010
    ..These results provide evidence of the strong persistence of weight problems across generations which may affect economic mobility within families...