Posts Tagged ‘John Cawley’

Read this to understand where we are on obesity

January 15th, 2014

If you read nothing else about obesity this year, read this elegant summary of where we stand from John Cawley, Ph.D. of Cornell University.

 

Why Do Obese Employees Earn Less? Productivity or Bias?

November 29th, 2011

It has been well documented that obese workers are paid less than their co-workers for the same job. But is this because employers are deducting for lost productivity and higher health care costs or because of bias against persons with obesity. The best expert in the field lends his conclusion at The Obesity Wage Penalty – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com