The world is getting fatter - but it might not be because we're eating more calories

New research looks at the reasons behind increasing obesity levels - and suggests it's not necessarily increased calorie consumption that's to blame. Image: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Rachel Griffith

Research Director, IFS; Professor of Economics, University of Manchester; CEPR Research Fellow

Melanie Lührmann

Senior Lecturer, Royal Holloway, University of London, Research Associate, IFS

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