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
Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute March 9, 2023
March 9, 2023 Announcement New Event! Introduction to Python for Workforce and Economic Developers Agenda C2ER Member Registration LMI Institute Member Registration Non-member Registration Learn the most powerful programming language to serve all your big data needs. C2ER’s Introduction to Python course will provide attendees with a crash course from data cleaning, organizing, and visualization. […]
C2ER Quarterly – 2023 Winter Edition ❄️
2023 – Winter Edition In This Issue: C2ER Chair Invitation to the C2ER Annual Conference Pre-Recorded Community, Economic, and Workforce Research Award Presentations C2ER Gives Members Some Slack And much more! LEARN You’re Invited Laura Coleman, C2ER Chair, Statewide Director, California Center of Excellence for Labor Market Research Dear C2ER Members, Partners, and Enthusiasts, […]
Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023 Announcements 5 Days Left to Lock in Pre-sale Pricing! The Annual Conference Pre-sale ends January 30th. The full conference and training classes will launch on January 31st. Take advantage of the savings by registering today. This year’s event brings familiar sessions like our Economic Outlook and Federal Partners Panel, and brings […]