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.
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).
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.
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.
Upcoming Webinars & Events
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Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute June 1, 2023
June 1, 2023 Announcement 12 Days to the C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference It’s not too late to register for THE event of the year for economic and workforce development researchers! With plenty of networking, informative keynotes, the latest on research from breakout panels, and more. Join us in Detroit, MI June 13 – 15, […]
Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute May 18, 2023
May 18th, 2023 Announcement Last Chance to Register – Slither into Success with Python! This is your final opportunity to register for our “Introduction to Python” training and we don’t want you to miss out on this incredible learning experience. Act now and secure your spot for the upcoming sessions taking place via Zoom […]
C2ER Quarterly – 2023 Spring Edition 🌷
2023 – Spring Edition In This Issue: 40 Days Left to Register for the Annual Conference From Learning to Earning: Invest in Yourself – Two Trainings Coming Soon C2ER Releases the Economic Diversity Index Publication And so much more! CONNECT 40 Days Left to Register for the Annual Conference We are entering the home […]