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

May
25
2:00 pm EDT
Webinar
Conference Sponsor Webinar
Doing Things Differently: Presented by Emsi Burning Glass
Jun
13-16
Columbus, OH & Virtual
Annual Conference
C2ER 62nd Annual Conference
Jun
13-23
Columbus, OH & Online
Training
Intermediate R Training: Data Science for Workforce and Economic Development Research
Columbus, OH & Online
Training
Leadership in Research Workshop: Developing and Managing a Research Operation & Team

Latest Updates

Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute May 12, 2022

  May 12, 2022 Announcements 32 Days to the Conference! Agenda Registration Hotel room block closes May 20th! News & Reports Headlines American Association of Community Colleges – Larger Skilled Workforce Needed to Expand Broadband Census Bureau – Census Bureau to Release 2020 Post-Enumeration Survey Results for 50 States and DC Huntsville Business Journal – […]

Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute April 28, 2022

  April 28, 2022 Announcements Conference Invitation from the C2ER Chair Neal Young, CERP Chair, C2ER Hello to the C2ER Network: We are 46 days away from the 62nd Annual C2ER Conference! I feel privileged to be able to welcome you all back for our first in-person event since March 2020. We’ve all been impacted […]

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