Entrepreneurship Booming in New Orleans

New Orleans


New Orleans is coming back strong. After sustaining the disaster of Hurricane Katrina, the national economic recession, and the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, New Orleans today shows significant signs of rebounding, thanks to key reforms in education, criminal justice, and local government policies. Among its most noteworthy accomplishments, according to a recent Brookings Institute Report, its entrepreneurial activity is currently 40% above the national average.

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