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

Apr
20
2:00 pm EDT
Webinar
Pre-Conference Forum
The Road to Recovery: Economic Outlook Scenarios and Key Metrics
Apr
21
1:30 pm EDT
Webinar
LED Webinar
Improving Access to Key Census Data: What’s New on the COVID Data Hub and CBB
Apr
28
2:00 pm EDT
Webinar
Monthly Series
State LMI Agency Funding: Why It’s Important and How You Can Make an Impact
May
04-13
Online
Training
Online Training
Analyzing Sector Skill Needs
May
18
2:00 pm EDT
Webinar
Pre-Conference Forum
What Works in Workforce? Evaluating the Impact of Workforce Development Programs
Jun
07-11
Online
Annual Conference
Virtual Conference
C2ER 61st Annual Conference
Online
Training
Online Training
Leadership in Research Workshop: Developing and Managing a Research Team

Latest Updates

C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – April 15

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 […]

C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – April 8

  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? […]

C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – April 1

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 […]

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