About C2ER

The Council for Community and Economic Research

Founded in 1961, the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) is a membership organization that promotes excellence in community and economic research by working to improve data availability, enhance data quality, and foster learning about regional economic analytic methods. C2ER accomplishes this mission by:

  • Conducting training, advocacy, and research
  • Delivering innovative products and services for researchers
  • Developing professional networks

C2ER's 500+ members span a broad range of specialty skills and collectively touch all aspects of community and economic development in the U.S. and Canada. They include research professionals from:

  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Economic Development Organizations
  • Government Agencies
  • Universities
  • Utility Companies
  • Workforce Development Boards
  • Community Development
    Organizations
  • Consultants and Data Providers