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
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 – May 6

May 6, 2021 In This Issue Features 31 Days Till The C2ER/LMI Institute Virtual Annual Conference Featured Event Leadership in Research Workshop: Developing and Managing a Research Team Data Visualization Interactive Data Viz: Following the Science: A Look at the Global Research Effort to Combat the Coronavirus Pandemic Features 31 Days Till The C2ER/LMI Institute […]

C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – April 29

April 29, 2021 In This Issue Features 39 Days Till The C2ER/LMI Institute Virtual Annual Conference Featured Event Coming Next Week: Analyzing Sector Skill Needs Training Class Data Visualization Shark Attacks in the U.S. Features 39 Days Till The C2ER/LMI Institute Virtual Annual Conference This year’s C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference brings you two new technical […]

One Week Till Class Starts! Create A Resilient Local Economy Using Skills Data

Analyzing Sector Skill Needs LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER May 4, 6, 13, 2021 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET Get to know your region’s skills, credentials, and training programs. VIEW DETAILS As communities and local economies look for ways to recover from the last year, applied researchers are often asked to provide detailed examinations of […]

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