The economic benefits of a more physically active population: An international analysis

Hafner, Marco and Yerushalmi, Erez and Phillips, William D. and Pollard, Jack and Deshpande, Advait and Whitmore, Michael and Millard, Francois and Van Stolk, Christian (2019) The economic benefits of a more physically active population: An international analysis. Technical Report. RAND Corporation, 2019.

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Abstract

Exercise affects workplace performance, longevity, and the economy. If people walked just an extra 15 minutes each day, the world economy could grow by about $100 billion a year. Gains are attributed to improved productivity and reduced mortality rates, sick leave, and health care costs.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Identification Number: https://www.rand.org/pubs/research_reports/RR4291.html
Date: 15 December 2019
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economic Analysis Methodology, Global Health, Health and Wellness, Promotion, Health Economics, Physical Education, Physical Exercise, Public Health, Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model
Subjects: A100 Pre-clinical Medicine
A300 Clinical Medicine
A900 Others in Medicine and Dentistry
L100 Economics
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > Birmingham City Business School > Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > Birmingham City Business School > Centre for Applied Finance and Economics
Depositing User: Erez Yerushalmi
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2020 14:06
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2020 14:06
URI: http://www.open-access.bcu.ac.uk/id/eprint/8917

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