The costs of marriage inequality on gay households

One of the reasons why I love being associated with Brookings is that I will come up with a research idea that I think is brilliant only to discover they have already sponsored some research on it.

So here’s an example of just that. I was skylarking with some numbers this weekend about the economic costs to gay couples of not being able to take advantage of married filing jointly. It turns out, Brookings sponsored an event on this topic just in December. Here’s the link, with the podcast:

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