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The Coastal Index Dashboard

Oct 27, 2020

The Coastal Index dashboard examines the potential for the water management sector to emerge as a long-lasting driver for the regional economy. Explore the dashboard by clicking the link below.

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Detailed data sheds new light on racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths

Jun 25, 2020

Nationwide, nursing homes, prisons and other “group quarters” are significant COVID hot spots. Nonetheless, the majority of deaths are among individuals who do not live in group quarters. Recently obtained detailed data from The Orleans Parish Coroner’s office reveals that racial disparities are even greater than previously thought, once deaths in group quarters are factored out.

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Who are the essential workers keeping the New Orleans region going?

May 07, 2020

This brief is a profile of workers in industries deemed “essential” and where a large portion of the workforce is likely still present on site. It covers demographics, earnings, and other characteristics to spotlight a few of the overlapping vulnerabilities that workers on the frontlines of COVID-19 may face.

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Neighborhood Change Rates: Growth continues through 2018

Aug 23, 2018

This brief examines where the most growth has happened in the last few years, as well as how much neighborhoods have recovered since Katrina. The latest Census and postal data suggest that population growth in New Orleans has slowed. The postal data shows that 58 of the city’s 72 neighborhoods experienced an increase in active residences from 2017 to 2018. On the other hand, 12 neighborhoods lost active residences from 2017 to 2018.

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