C2ER Quarterly – 2022 Spring Edition



2022 – Spring Edition

In This Issue:

  • Sharpen Your Research Toolkit at the Annual Conference
  • C2ER Certified Research Professional Presentation
  • C2ER Member Profile: Tom Tveidt


Come Learn About The Latest Research

Join us in 18 days to sharpen your toolkit on the latest research going on with your peers. The C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference includes industry-leading keynotes, training classes and breakout sessions, the annual State Economic Researchers’ Roundtable, and opportunities to build important networks within the research community.

Registration is still open and attendees have the choice of attending in-person or virtually.

Room block closes

May 29th or once full

Research From Our Members

Kansas Department of Labor – Kansas Labor Market Report

Missouri Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development – High School Graduates Report

Smart Incentives – Film Incentives Expand Across States


Upcoming Events

CERP Webinar Presentation:

Cost of Living & Rising Inflation: The Impact on Georgia Workers

June 23, 2022

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

The United States and much of the rest of the world are currently experiencing a period of rising inflation, supply chain issues, and labor shortages. This webinar examines the impact of rising inflation and concurrent circumstances on workers in the State of Georgia.


Monica Scott, Senior Research Analyst, Economic and Community Development, Electric Cities of Georgia

Don’t Forget!

Attending any of the the C2ER trainings or eLearning earns you points to apply toward your Certified Economic Research Professional (CERP) status.

Track your progress! Complete the certification checklist to see how many required points and core topics have been met. You can access the certification checklist here.

Intermediate R Training: Data Science for Workforce and Economic Development Research

Leadership in Research Workshop: Developing and Managing a Research Operation & Team

June 13, 2022 In-person Columbus, OH (9:00 AM – 4:30 PM)

Continues virtually June 21 & 23

(4:30 PM – 6:30 PM ET)

June 13, 2022 – In-person Columbus, OH

(9:00 AM – 4:30 PM)

Continues virtually June 21 & 28; July 12

(2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET)

Foundations of Economic Development Research I:

Introduction to Data Sources

This three-hour self-paced eLearning course prepares novice economic development researchers to successfully guide regional development decisions through high-quality data. Completing this course will lay the groundwork for developing a regional economic profile, performing labor market analysis, conducting competitive market intelligence research, applying Census data to researching local employment, and presenting research findings.

Foundations of Economic Development Research II:

Introduction to Regional Analysis Methods

This three-hour, video-based course, the second of the Foundations of Economic Development Research eLearning program, provides novice economic developers and researchers with a practical introduction to research methods, models, and tools to support state and regional economic development strategies. Course exercises demonstrate and reinforce the basic analytical skills needed to address real-world questions that policymakers and practitioners encounter.


Member Spotlight

New C2ER Members

Since Last Quarter

C2ER would like to thank and welcome our new and renewing members. Membership matters and we look to continue to bring you the tools, data, and training you need to make your job easier and help you develop professionally.

  • ABMJ Consulting
  • AccelerateMS
  • Americas Outlook LLC
  • Arrow Exterminators, Inc.
  • Atlanta BeltLine, Inc.
  • Baker-Tilly
  • Birmingham Business Alliance
  • Catalent
  • Class Action Capital
  • Columbia Business School
  • Delaware Prosperity Partnership
  • Florida Power & Light Company
  • Formic Technologies Inc.
  • Greenville Area Development Corporation
  • Jobs for the Future
  • KBD Holdings
  • National Automatic Merchandising Association
  • National University System
  • NJ Manufacturing Extension Program, Inc.
  • Ohio Southeast Economic Development
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Town of Gilbert, AZ
  • UAA BEI- Center for Economic Development
  • VotingWorks


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