Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute October 27, 2022



October 27, 2022


Are You an Experienced Economic Development Researcher? 

Join us for our second CERP Open House on November 3rd.

CERP Open House

November 3, 2022

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Find out if you qualify for C2ER’s Certified Economic Research Professional (CERP) certification. The CERP is the industry standard for recognizing excellence in economic research and embodies the applied skills of economic, demographic, industry, and workforce analysis. This open house will take you through the checklist and the first steps towards being certified. 

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Data Visualization


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Send the position title, description, and any other relevant information to Jennifer Gual.

Jobs are typically posted within 1 business day and postings remain active for 45 days if no closing date is specified.

Our Events

C2ER/LMI Institute Online Training

Data Visualization with Tableau

November 2, 3, 4, 2022

2:00 PM – 4:30 PM ET

C2ER Member & Non-member Registration 

LMI Institute Member Registration


Certified Economic Research Professional Open House #2

November 3, 2022

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

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LMI Institute

Basic LMI Analyst Training

November 8 – 9, 2022

Arlington, VA

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Census Bureau 

LED Webinar: First Quarterly Workforce Indicators for Puerto Rico Provide Demographic Portrait of Island’s Employment Trends

November 16, 2022

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM ET

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eLearning Courses

Foundations of Economic Development Research I: Introduction to Data Sources

Any Place, Any Time

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Foundations of Economic Development Research II: Introduction to Regional Analysis Methods

Any Place, Any Time

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Basic LMI Analyst eLearning

Any Place, Any Time

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Industry Events

U.S. Chamber Foundation

Update on the Work of the Jobs and Employment Data Exchange (JEDx) Initiative

November 9, 2022

1:00 PM – 2:30 PM ET

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Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness

Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness & Smart Incentives Webinar

Showing Impact: Reporting on Federal Funds for Community Development

November 16, 2022

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET


National League of Cities

City Summit

November 17 – 19, 2022

Kansas City, MO

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American Economic Association

ASSA 2023 Annual Meeting

January 6 – 8, 2023

New Orleans, LA

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2023 Investment Summit

May 1 – 4, 2023

National Harbor, MD

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