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

Jun
12-15
Detroit, MI
Annual Conference
C2ER 63rd Annual Conference

Latest Updates


Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute December 1, 2022

96 December 1, 2022 <!– Announcements <!– <!– Who Doesn’t Want to Be Recognized for Their Work?!?  <!– <!– <!– <!– The window to send in your nomination to the 2023 Community, Economic, and Workforce Research Awards is still open. Show us your work America! The awards will be presented at the 2023 C2ER/LMI Institute […]

C2ER Quarterly – 2022 Fall Edition

  2022 – Fall Edition In This Issue: Incentivizing Equity Call for Nominations: Community, Economic, and Workforce Research Awards 2023 2023 Annual Conference Details C2ER Member Profile: Akofa Dossou TAKING TIME TO SAY THANK YOU We are taking a Thanksgiving holiday break. Next week there will not be an issue for the C2ER Bi-weekly Update. […]

Incentivizing Equity

There has been increasing support for expanding diversity, improving equity, and overall growing inclusion throughout the United States. With the conclusion of the State Business Incentives Database summer update, we can review current trends in programs supporting this movement.  Moreover, we can further categorize how these programs interact with disadvantaged communities. Some programs, such as […]

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