By Jaquetta White, The Times-Picayune
Musicians, writers, visual artists and other people whose jobs are tied to New Orleans' culture accounted for about 13.5 percent of the local workforce, or 30,400 jobs in 2011, according to a report released Thursday by Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office. The so-called cultural economy grew 6.7 percent in two years from 28,500 jobs in 2009 and returned to 2002 levels, according to the report.
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NEW ORLEANS, LA- New Orleans Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu welcomed nearly 50 delegations representing cities and countries from around the U.S. and the world to New Orleans for the 2012 World Cultural Economic Forum (WCEF) this week.
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