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An economic development architecture for New Orleans [electronic resource] / Kevin F. McCarthy.

Author/Creator:
McCarthy, Kevin F., 1945-
Publication:
Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (69 p.)
Series:
Technical report (Rand Corporation) ; TR-547-HI.
Technical report ; .TR-547-HI
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Subjects:
Economic development -- Louisiana -- New Orleans.
Hurricane Katrina, 2005.
Louisiana -- Economic policy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In August 2005, Hurricane Katrina, followed by multiple levee failures, devastated New Orleans and other parts of the U.S. Gulf Coast, inflicting major damage to commercial property, infrastructure, and housing. The failure of the levees and the subsequent flooding of New Orleans caused enormous damage and disruption to the city, its people, and its economy. Recovering from a disaster of this magnitude poses a major challenge to the city, the state, and the nation. The complexity of this challenge is compounded by the fact that New Orleans? population and economy had been lagging for several d
Contents:
Introduction. Methods. Organization of report
Review of economic development efforts. Description of comparison cities. Characteristics of economic development programs. Design component. Organizational phase. Implementation phase. Summary
Economic development in New Orleans. Design component. Vision statement. Assessment of economic infrastructure. Internal improvements. Choice of development strategy. Organizational component. New Orleans' prior development experience. The organizational ecology of economic development. Implications. Implementation component. Geographic focus. Setting priorities. Setting goals, schedules, and metrics for assessing progress
Summary of key findings and recommendations. Overall architecture. Strategy phase. Organizational phase. Implementation phase. Development agencies researched. Alphabetical list of interviewees.
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 47-49).
ISBN:
1-281-73674-0
9786611736743
0-8330-4581-4
OCLC:
476182771