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

Sep
20
Westin Arlington Gateway, Arlington, VA
PMP Summit
2022 Future of Work Summit
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

State Incentive Program General Trends

With the conclusion of the State Business Incentives Database summer update, the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) will be publishing a series of blog posts. These blog posts will explore new and topical trends and provide analysis concerning how state incentive programs have changed. This inaugural post focuses on general trends and how […]

2022 Fall Trainings – Registration Open

  The C2ER/LMI Institute Fall Training Classes Online Training Classes Power BI Basics September 27, 29 and October 4, 6, 2022 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET In April 2022 Cynthia Sundahl, MPA, MA presented one of our most demanded webinar topics, Microsoft Power BI®: Creating an Interactive Text and Data Visualization Tool for a […]

Virtual Attendee Registration Open: Future of Work Summit

  Want to attend but don’t want to travel? We now have a lower price virtual attendee option! Registration Open: Future of Work Summit Westin Arlington Gateway Arlington, VA Full Info Agenda Register The future of work is upon us now, with major trends changing workplaces, workforces, and industries. The growing adoption of technologies like […]

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