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
Improving Access to Key Census Data: What’s New on the COVID Data Hub and CBB
State LMI Agency Funding: Why It’s Important and How You Can Make an Impact
Analyzing Sector Skill Needs
What Works in Workforce? Evaluating the Impact of Workforce Development Programs
C2ER 61st Annual Conference
Leadership in Research Workshop: Developing and Managing a Research Team
April 15, 2021 In This Issue Features Cost of Living Index Spotlighted Featured Event 53 Days to the Conference Data Visualization Census Bureau – Population Bracketology Features C2ER Board Opening At the upcoming Annual Conference in June 7-11, 2021, C2ER will elect a new slate of board members. C2ER Nominating Committee is seeking experienced and […]
April 8, 2021 In This Issue Features 60 Days Till the Online Conference Starts! Featured Event Analyzing Sector Skill Needs Data Visualization Japan’s Cherry Blossom Features 60 Days Till the Online Conference Starts! Here we are 60 days out and there is still time to register. Why do you want to attend this year? […]
April 1, 2021 In This Issue Features American Jobs Plan Explained Featured Event Analyzing Sector Skill Needs Data Visualization History of the April Fool’s Day Joke Features American Jobs Plan Explained President Biden proposed the American Jobs Plan, a $2 trillion jobs, infrastructure, and green energy package that would reshape the US economy. Much of […]