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M.V. Lee Badgett of the Williams Institute Comments on Employers Backing Gay Marriage in Economist Article

March 9, 2013 -- M.V. Lee Badgett of the Williams Institute is quoted in an Economist article about how many employers are urging the Supreme Court to back gay marriage.

“They felt convinced that changes would help them retain employees,” observes M.V. Lee Badgett, an economist at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This, she says, is particularly true in America, where the employer tends to be responsible for health insurance. And, she could have added, where the tax code is ridiculously complicated.

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