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Edward L. Glaeser

A smaller New Orleans

By Edward L. Glaeser
February 1, 2006

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MUCH OF the discussion of the planned rebuilding of New Orleans has been mired in nostalgia and unrealistic expectations, and we are in danger of doing a far worse job rebuilding New Orleans than rebuilding Baghdad. The final report released by the Bring New Orleans Back Commission -- the closest thing there is to an official reconstruction organization -- provides ... (Full article: 766 words)

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