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Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (English)

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This paper examines the sustainability of weight loss achieved through cash rewards and, for the first time, the potential of monetary incentives to prevent weight cycling. In a three period randomized controlled trial, about 700 obese persons were assigned...  See More +

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  • Augurzky, Boris; Bauer, Thomas K.; Reichert, Arndt Rudiger; Schmidt, Christoph M.; Tauchmann, Harald;
  • 2015/06/26 08:59:01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS7339
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  • 2015/06/26 08:53:08
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  • Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic
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