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Businesses per person in 2008: 0.92; in 2010: 0.97. Unemployment rate: 7.6 percent. Even last year’s Gulf oil spill hasn’t dampened the state’s booming energy sector.
August 30, 2011 | Read Story »
With a value of 1.61, Louisiana is ranked 6th in the nation, up from 16th in the nation in 2008.
August 27, 2011 | Read Story »
Entrepreneurship has spiked post-Katrina, from 218 individuals starting businesses out
of every 100,000 metro area adults in 2003-05 to 427 in 2008-10, and remains well
above the national average of 333.
August 15, 2011 | Read Story »
Virginia and Louisiana are the top-ranked states for Economic Growth Potential in Business Facilities’ 2011 State Rankings Report.
August 2, 2011 | Read Story »
In New Orleans, the cultural benefits and diversity of the area were influential in securing a high ranking in the index.
July 20, 2011 | Read Story »
Among the top ten exporting states, Louisiana had the highest rate of growth.
July 19, 2011 | Read Story »
Louisiana turned eight deals of $300 million or more in investment and two of those were $1 billion or more.… Read More »
July 15, 2011 | Read Story »
The New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner information sector expanded almost 39% in past year.
May 16, 2011 | Read Story »