If you ask most guys, they'll tell you that having one wife is expensive. So, how do you have a community based on having a bunch of wives?
July 12, 2011
With polygamy back in the news with some breakaway Mormon fundamentalists suing under the same logic as gay marriage, you might be interested in The Economics of Eldorado, a 2008 post I wrote on the how the leaders of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter-Day Saints can afford to have all those wives in that huge compound in Eldorado, Texas where the state seized 437 children:
Read the whole thing there.