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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]