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with Professor John Cawley

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - Red Bank, NJ

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Please join the Cornell Club of Monmouth and Ocean Counties for a presentation by Professor John Cawley, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, College of John CawleyHuman Ecology. John will speak on the economics of risky health behaviors, in particular, those related to obesity.

The prevalence of obesity in the United States has more than doubled since 1980, and has risen dramatically in most other parts of the world as well.  In this talk, John Cawley, an economist, describes this recent increase, and what we know about its economic causes and economic consequences. He will also describe the effectiveness of public policies to prevent and reduce obesity.

Your event fee includes a wine reception and a served Italian dinner, followed by the presentation.
Event Details
Sunday, November 5, 2017
5:00-7:30 pm
Gaetano's Restaurant
10 Wallace Street, Red Bank, NJ
$40 per person, $45 after Oct 28.

5:00 Wine Reception
5:30 Speaker
6:30 Dinner
About John Cawley
John Cawley is a Professor in the Department of Policy Analysis and Management, and the Department of Economics, at Cornell University. He is co-Director of Cornell's Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities.  His research focuses on the economics of risky health behaviors; in particular, those that relate to obesity.

For more information, read John's full biography.

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