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
Power BI Basics
Nov
02-04
Online
Training
Online Training
Data Visualization with Tableau
Nov
08-09
Arlington, VA
Training
Basic LMI Analyst Training

Latest Updates

Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute September 29, 2022

  September 29, 2022 Announcements C2ER/LMII Annual Conference and Forum 2023 Call for Proposals Open! Present your research to the right audience! We are soliciting proposals for the 2023 annual conference planned for June 12 – 15, 2023 in Detroit, MI. Building on the theme Creative Solutions for Transformational Change we are eager to hear […]

2023 Conference Call for Proposals

The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute are currently soliciting proposals for the next annual conference and forum, which is currently planned to be an in-person event June 12 – 15, 2023 in Detroit, MI. The theme this year is Creative Solutions for Transformational Change. Below is information on […]

Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute September 15, 2022

  September 15, 2022 Announcements States’ Environmental Investments Continue to Grow: State Economic Development Expenditures Database Update With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) at the close end of one of the hottest summers on record, particular focus is being paid to environmental sustainability efforts across the country. As the green sector of […]

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