The Economics of Denying Same-Sex Marriage (Video)

March 26, 2013
Bloomberg TV

“It’s clear that there is a very real impact on the local economy when same-sex couples get married…There are hundreds of thousands [same-sex] couples who would like to get married. We’re talking about somewhere between $1.5 and $2 billion dollars of spending.”Lee Badgett

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About video: Lee Badgett, Williams Institute Legal Director and Professor of Economics, Director, Center for Public Policy and Administration, University of Massachusetts Amherst,  interviewed on Bloomberg TV  following U.S. Supreme Court hearing on Proposition 8 case.

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