LMI Institute

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.

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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).

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Research Policy Practice

Journal of Applied Research in Economic Development

The monthly Journal of Applied Research in Economic Development examines key issues and concepts in the academic literature of economic development and provides perspective on their applications for the practitioner.

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Training Courses

Training Courses

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.

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Technical Assistance

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.

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Upcoming Events

Data Viz Made Simple

September 15-16, 2016

Arlington, VA

Training


Basic Labor Market Information Analyst Training

October 11-13, 2016

Arlington, VA

Training


Publication Updates

Weekly Update - August 18, 2016

ETA Announces Dislocated Worker Grants
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Job Seeker to Employer: Well? I Don’t Have All Day
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MA Gov Signs Extensive Economic Development Bill
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MI, Ontario Sign Deal to Spur Auto Industry Growth
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