LMI Institute

The Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute advances the art and science of LMI development and use through a comprehensive national training program and by fostering communication between analysts and data users across the country. Find out how LMI Institute training, convenings, and access to State Certifications and Licenses data empower your organization’s ability to identify key labor market trends.

LMI Institute

Cost of Living Index

Deciding if that job offer in another city is actually better than what you have now? Managing employee salaries for multiple cities? Need reliable cost of living comparisons? Compare your area with more than 300 urban areas using the quarterly C2ER Cost of Living Index (COLI).

Cost of Living Index

Instructor-Led Training

C2ER is dedicated to improving the analytical skills of community and economic development research professionals. In cooperation with the LMI Institute, C2ER offers a comprehensive training program in economic development and labor market information analysis.

Instructor-Led Training

Technical Assistance

C2ER conducts data-driven research to create regional economic development strategies that build on regions' existing industry and occupational composition. Learn more about how C2ER is helping regions compete throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Technical Assistance

Upcoming Webinars & Events

Online
Training
Online Training
Leadership in Research Workshop: Developing and Managing a Research Team
Aug
10-19
Online (Zoom)
Training
Online Training
Data Visualization with Tableau
Aug
13
Online
Webinar
Monthly Series
Using Data to Prepare the Regional Workforce for a Post-COVID Economy
Aug
23
2:00 pm EDT
Webinar
Monthly Series
MAP Dashboard: Inspiring Action and Measuring Progress for Southern Arizona
Oct
04-13
Online (Zoom)
Training
Online Training
Basic LMI Analyst Instructor Led Training

Latest Updates

C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – July 29, 2021

July 29, 2021   In This Issue Feature Basic LMI Analyst Instructor Led Training  Featured Event Data Visualization with Tableau Data Visualization ARP Act Funding for Economic Recovery Activities  Feature October 4, 6, 12, 13, 2021 | 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET  More Information This course provides novice labor market information (LMI) analysts with an […]

C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – July 22, 2021

  July 22, 2021 In This Issue Feature 19 Days Left to Register – Data Visualization with Tableau  Featured Event Data Visualization with Tableau Data Visualization US Coronavirus Vaccine Tracker Feature 19 Days Left to Register! Data Visualization with Tableau Virtual, instructor led training August 10, 12, 17, 19, 2021 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM […]

C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – July 15, 2021

July 15, 2021 In This Issue Feature Data Visualization with Tableau  Featured Event Basic LMI Analyst Instructor Led Training Data Visualization Census Bureau – Business Formation Statistics Feature Data Visualization with Tableau Virtual, instructor led training August 10, 12, 17, 19, 2021 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET Analyzing big data using charts and images […]

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