C2ER/LMI Institute Weekly Update – February 25

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In This Issue:
Features: C2ER and LMI Institute Unveil Revamped 2021 Community, Economic, and Workforce Research Awards

Featured Event: Member-Only Workshop – How to Clarify and Communicate Regional Skills Strengths and Gaps: Presented by Emsi

Data Visualization: Following the Frontier Line, 1790 to 1890

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Community, Economic, and Workforce Research Awards 2021

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The C2ER awards program recognizes the contribution of research activities to the success of local, regional, or state community, economic, and workforce development initiatives. Purpose of award: To increase the quality of applied research by identifying meritorious projects and promoting the diffusion of creative ideas through research activities. Eligibility: All C2ER and LMI Institute members […]

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Economic Development Items to Watch in the American Rescue Plan

C2ER’s Executive Director Ken Poole summarizes the economic development impacts on the 2021 American Rescue Plan: The American Rescue Plan proposed by President Biden and currently being considered in the U.S. House would provide $1.9 trillion in economic relief.  While the proposed $1,400 stimulus checks and the national vaccination plan are getting most of the […]

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Weekly Update – February 11, 2021

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  February 11, 2021 In This Issue Features Credential Engine Releases Largest Most Comprehensive Count of Secondary and Postsecondary Credentials in US Featured Event C2ER/LMI Institute Member-Only Workshop: Analyzing COVID-19’s Economic Impact on Your Region: Presented by Chmura Data Visualization Ranked: The Countries with the Most Linguistic Diversity Feature Credential Engine Releases Largest Most Comprehensive […]

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Weekly Update – February 4, 2021

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  February 4, 2021 In This Issue Features 9 Seats Left: Intermediate R Programming for Workforce and Economic Development Research Featured Event C2ER/LMI Institute Member-Only Workshop: Analyzing COVID-19’s Economic Impact on Your Region: Presented by Chmura Data Visualization These Are the 10 Most Congested Cities in the World Feature February is National Haiku Month  R […]

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Weekly Update – January 28, 2021

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  January 28, 2021 In This Issue Features C2ER Diversity and Inclusion Committee is Seeking Committee Members Featured Event Intermediate R Programming for Workforce and Economic Development Research  Data Visualization Your State’s COVID-19 Epidemic, Explained in 4 Maps Feature COMMITTEE MEMBERS NEEDED The C2ER Diversity and Inclusion Committee is seeking committee members. As part of […]

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Weekly Update – January 21, 2021

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  January 21, 2021 In This Issue Features Cost of Living Index: Q4 2020 Is Now Available Featured Event The Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC): Recommendations on Workforce and Labor Market Information Data Visualization Here’s Where the Jobs Are – in One Chart Feature Cost of Living Index: Q4 2020 Is Now Available Highlight: The […]

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Will the $600 Stimulus Cover Housing Costs?

With the newly released Quarter 4, 2020 Cost of Living Index, C2ER researchers looked at what metro areas have rental and home mortgage payments where the $600 stimulus would cover one month of housing expenses. Geographically these cities are focused in the South and Midwest. Amarillo, TX is the only city in the table below […]

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