The Brookings Cafeteria Podcast: Amy Liu on New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina

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Amy Liu extols New Orleans’ resilience 10 years after Hurricane Katrina

July 10, 2015, Amy Liu and Fred Dews

“New Orleans is still in the middle of a major urban experiment,” says Senior Fellow Amy Liu in this podcast, the 50th episode of the Brookings Cafeteria. “It’s an urban experiment that is not so much just about responding to Katrina and the oil spill, but really is the great experiment of our time.” The central question within that experiment is, “regardless of any environmental or economic disaster—like the Great Recession, the loss of a manufacturing sector—how does an economic center, a population center, really continue to grow and adapt?”

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