The Economics of Denying Same-Sex Marriage (Video)
March 26, 2013
“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
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.