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Weekly Update

The C2ER Weekly Update is an informational "one-stop" for economic development and labor market researchers. The Weekly Update is delivered to C2ER members every Thursday via email and includes information on:

  • Upcoming C2ER / LMI Institute training events and webinars
  • Important research highlights from the past week's news
  • C2ER technical assistance publications
  • Federal testimony and calls for comment on economic development- and workforce-related issues

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The Latest Update: Thursday, September 13, 2018

September 13, 2018

Feature

Cost of Living Index Quarter 2, 2018 Released!

Interested in seeing the latest Cost of Living data for your city? Visit the COLI Products Page to download your copy today! If you do not see your city listed, feel free to contact Jennie Allison to learn more. Remember, C2ER organizational and premium organizational, as well as LMI Institute members receive a free Excel copy of the publication each quarter. 

PS. Did you know if your organization helps collect COLI data, you can receive a FREE copy and discounted calculator licensing? Email Jennie Allison to learn more!

 

C2ER Data Advocacy Update

C2ER Data Advocacy Committee Chair Jennifer Zeller wrote a blog post on what's happening on Capitol Hill with the federal statistical agencies. Read on to learn about what's happening with the Census Bureau, Economic Research Service, and more!

Featured Event

Executive Leadership Workshop:

Using Data to Create Stronger Local Economies and More Efficient Labor Markets

November 16, 2018

Washington, DC

CREC and the Coleridge Initiative invite you to our “Executive Leadership Workshop: Using Data to Create Stronger Local Economies and More Efficient Labor Markets”.

Cut through the hype and gain the tools and skills you need and be a resource leader for your staff. Develop strategies for harnessing administrative and other big data to prepare your organization to use data analytics for better decision making.

 

 

For questions on the course, please contact: Amanda Lynn Holmes.

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Featured Reports

Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities - Advancing University-Engaged Economic and Social Prosperity

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C2ER/LMI Institute Events

LED Webinar Series:

Job Ladders and Growth in Earnings, Hours, and Wages

September 19, 2018

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM EDT

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Pricing: FREE

Monthly Webinar Series:

Strengthening Communities Through Grants and Incentives

September 25, 2018

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

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Pricing: C2ER, LMI Institute, and APDU members: FREE

Non-members: $50

2018 Projections Managing Partnership Summit

October 10-12, 2018

Arlington, VA

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Please register if you are a state-employed projections analyst. You can learn about more opportunities to engage the LMI network, here.

Monthly Webinar Series:

Housing and Economic Development Strategies for Inclusive Communities

October 23, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

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Pricing: C2ER, LMI Institute, and APDU members: FREE

Non-members: $50

 

Basic LMI Analyst Training

October 24 - 26, 2018

Arlington, VA

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Applied Analyst Training

October 24 - 26, 2018

Arlington, VA

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Other Events

North East Regional Employment & Training Association

Developing a Talent Pipeline for the Healthcare Industry  

September 17-18, 2018

Scranton, PA

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Jobs for the Future

Understanding Competency-Based Apprenticeship Programs  

 

September 26, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT

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U.S. Chamber Foundation

National Workforce Conference: Talent Forward 2018 

October 30, 2018

Washington, DC

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Call for Proposals

CREC Seeks Contractor to develop a Defense Supply Chain Economic Growth Analysis, Web Tool, and Instructional Material

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