- Genes and the intergenerational transmission of BMI and obesityTimothy 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...
- Measures of the intergenerational transmission of body mass index between mothers and their children in the United States, 1981-2004Timothy 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...