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Advisory Board's, M.V. Lee Badgett (Economics and Director of CPPA) is Cited in an Article on The Economic Cost Of Homophobia in Jamaica

Economics professor M.V. Lee Badgett collaborated with the World Bank to analyze homophobia as a hurdle to development in emerging markets. Her research is mentioned in the  article "The Economic Cost Of Homophobiaabout these costs in Jamaica. This was published in The Jamaica Gleaner on August 6, 2015


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