Estimating the Economic Boost of Marriage Equality in Rhode Island

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Kastanis, Angeliki; Badgett, Lee;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Arts and Humanities | Physical Sciences and Mathematics | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Rhode Island | economic impact | same sex marriage | marriage equality

Extending marriage rights to same-sex couples in Rhode Island would bring an estimated $7 million to the state and local economy, including $5.5 million in additional wedding spending and $1.5 million in tourism expenditures made by out-of-town guests. Based on Rhode Is... View more
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