Alternative measures of body composition and wage premium : New evidence from Indonesia
Ahsan, M. N., & Böckerman, P. (2019). Alternative measures of body composition and wage premium : New evidence from Indonesia. PLoS ONE, 14(8), Article e0219438. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0219438
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This paper examines the relationship between body composition and earnings in a developing country setting. We use body mass index, waist circumference and hip circumference. Exploiting the panel structure of our longitudinal survey, we find that along with BMI, waist circumference is related to higher earnings in Indonesia.
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