C2ER Regional Economic Data Toolkit – Library Application

Offer OUR datasets in YOUR library database

Created by the Council for Community and Economic Research, the Regional Economic Data Toolkit brings together four unique US datasets. Whether you’re looking for local economic data or state level policy data, this toolkit is designed to help researchers better understand economic development progress and policies. (Preview the dashboard)

Our Databases  

Cost of Living Index

Study and compare consumer pricing trends across places. Access local customer prices for a common basket of 60 goods and services come a comparable across 300+ metro areas since 1990. Recent years include county-level data. (Learn more)

State Incentives

Review a comprehensive, annually-updated data set of state administrative programs that help businesses grow and create jobs. Access more than 1,800 detailed profiles of tax credits, exemptions grant and loan programs, and many others. (Learn more)

State Expenditures

Examine state government investments in economic development programs. Going back to 2007, estate budget expenditures are comparable across 15 policy areas, such as technology, business attraction, trade, and others. (Learn more)

Economic Diversity Index

Help practitioners and policymakers understand and explore key concepts related to economic diversity of all U.S. counties. Make side-by-side comparisons for up to four counties. (Learn more)

Our Customers Who’s using the Regional Economic Data Toolkit? Here’s a few:
  • Columbia University
  • University of California Berkeley
  • George Mason University
  • New York University
  • Cornell University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Sewanee – The University of the South
  • University of Nebraska Omaha
  • Montana State University
  • Belmont University

Our Pricing   

The pricing structure of the Regional Economic Data Toolkit Library Application is based on a couple of factors:

  • Databases needed
  • Number of users (i.e. universities are based on full-time student enrollment)
  • Whether or not these data sets will be downloadable or accessed solely through the REDT widget

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