The Macroeconomic Effects Of Same Sex Marriage

UBS has an interesting little paper out on the macroeconomic effects of same sex marriage. It will make us all, in those countries where same sex marriage is indeed legal, all that little bit richer. That’s what UBS says at least and sadly the truth is a little more prosaic than that. Same sex marriage can be considered an advance in liberty, in freedom, even in civil rights, but the macroeconomic effects are going to be somewhere between minimal and trivial. The mechanisms that UBS outlines are certainly true: it’s just that they’re of such small scale that we’ll […]