The New Orleans Index at Eight
It has been eight years since Katrina struck and the levees failed. And in just two more years at the 10th anniversary, the nation will turn its attention to our region to see whether the massive federal and charitable investments here have paid off. So we’re taking stock now. Where have we made progress? Where do we have more work to do? And has the New Orleans metro really broken from its historic path and taken up a new trajectory akin to Austin, Raleigh, and Nashville?