The Obesity Problem: Insights and analysis from economics, medicine and public health

Friday 17th January 2014
9.00 AM Aula Maxima, NUI Galway

The Health Economics and Policy Analysis research group at NUI Galway is delighted to announce that it will host a one day conference on obesity on January 17, 2014. Obesity is a complex, interdisciplinary problem that involves genetics, physiology, the environment, psychology, and economics. Economic factors have played a significant role in the development of the obesity crisis and economics offers many insights into various solutions to ameliorate the crisis and to prevent more people from becoming obese. The conference will be of interest to researchers, clinicians and policymakers working in this area.

Full details at conference web site

Head of Economics

Prof Alan Ahearne

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