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Food, Economics, and Health$
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Alok Bhargava

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199269143

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.001.0001

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Summing up and concluding remarks

Summing up and concluding remarks

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(p.179) 8 Summing up and concluding remarks
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Food, Economics, and Health
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Alok Bhargava

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269143.003.0008

This chapter reiterates the major themes and findings from the book and points to the need for further research on food policy issues. It argues that with respect to the design of food and health policies, the demarcations between disciplines such as economics, nutrition, psychology, epidemiology, and public health are superficial and may even be counter-productive. Multi-disciplinary research can narrow the differences between disciplines, provided that researchers agree on a set of assumptions that reflect salient aspects of the problems under study. Multi-disciplinary teams are an efficient way of conducting and disseminating research for the design of food and health policies.

Keywords:   nutrition, diet, food policy, child health, fertility, obesity, labour productivity, multi-disciplinary research

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