2023 Conference Call for Proposals

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The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and the Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute are currently soliciting proposals for the next annual conference and forum, which is currently planned to be an in-person event June 12 – 15, 2023 in Detroit, MI. The theme this year is Creative Solutions for Transformational Change. Below is information on […]

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Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute September 15, 2022

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  September 15, 2022 Announcements States’ Environmental Investments Continue to Grow: State Economic Development Expenditures Database Update With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) at the close end of one of the hottest summers on record, particular focus is being paid to environmental sustainability efforts across the country. As the green sector of […]

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States’ Environmental Investments Continue to Grow: State Economic Development Expenditures Database Update

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Written by Jacob Stenstrom The State Economic Development Expenditures Database blog series begins today and marks the release of the updated database. Over the next several weeks, the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) will be releasing blogs that highlight important findings from the latest update. The database serves as the premier tool for […]

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Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute September 1, 2022

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  September 1, 2022 Announcements Getting to Work[force]: State Business Incentive Database Summer 2022 Update Workforce development has become a hallmark of community economic development, and the term encompasses the activities, policies, and programs that work to connect occupational skills and vocational training services with the economy’s actual need for workers. There are many strategies […]

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Getting to Work[force]: State Business Incentive Database Summer 2022 Update

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Workforce development has become a hallmark of community economic development, and the term encompasses the activities, policies, and programs that work to connect occupational skills and vocational training services with the economy’s actual need for workers. There are many strategies that states and regions employ to develop and maintain a skilled workforce, but the State […]

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Sharing & Activating Data For Equitable Change

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Data is everywhere! Used to calculate the probability of our next Amazon purchase and to forecast the weather, data is helping us to make everyday decisions. This fall, students will rely on educators and advisors in their communities to make big and complex decisions about college, careers, and their future goals. “Data literacy is still […]

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C2ER Quarterly – 2022 Summer Edition

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  2022 – Summer Edition In This Issue: State Incentives Database Program Trends Fall Training Class Schedule C2ER Member Profile: Cindy Brittain, Kansas City Area Development Council RESEARCH State Incentive Program General Trends With the conclusion of the State Business Incentives Database summer update, the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) will be publishing […]

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2022 Fall Trainings – Registration Open

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  The C2ER/LMI Institute Fall Training Classes Online Training Classes Power BI Basics September 27, 29 and October 4, 6, 2022 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET In April 2022 Cynthia Sundahl, MPA, MA presented one of our most demanded webinar topics, Microsoft Power BI®: Creating an Interactive Text and Data Visualization Tool for a […]

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