Research Matters – C2ER/LMI Institute April 6, 2023



April 6th, 2023


As a Conference Attendee, You Likely Already Qualify to Be a CERP!

On Tuesday, June 13 at the C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference we are holding a Certified Economic Research Professional (CERP) open house! Join this session for an overview of the certification process, hear from other certified researchers on their experience, and even start your application onsite! (If you like, bring your laptop to the session to get started). 

Find out more about this and all the other session at the conference here

C2ER Members Only

State Chapter Webinar: Using JOLTS Data 

April 26, 2023

2:00 PM 3:00 PM ET 

Tamara Mickle and Skyla Skopovi from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) will be sharing updates to Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS) data and JOLTS data usage best-practices. Their presentation will include how to access the data, data presentation, and example analysis of states.

News & Reports


Reports – From Our Members

Reports – Non-members

Have a report you’d like to share?


Data Visualization


Have an open position that might be of interest to C2ER members?

Let us post your job listing!

Send the position title, description, and any other relevant information to Jennifer Gual.

Jobs are typically posted within 1 business day and postings remain active for 45 days if no closing date is specified.

Our Events 

LED Webinar:

Minnesota’s Aging Workforce and How It Compares to Other States Using Census Data

April 18, 2023

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM ET

There is no registration for this webinar. 

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C2ER Members Only 

State Chapter Webinar: 

Using JOLTS Data 

April 26, 2023 

2:00 PM 3:00 PM ET 

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C2ER Members Only 

Regional Chapter Roundtable Coffee Chat: 

Emerging Technologies 

May 4, 2023 

3:00 PM 4:00 PM ET 

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C2ER Members Only 

Researchers of the Roundtable: 

Attracting and Retaining a Skilled Workforce

May 17, 2023 

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET 

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Introduction to Python for Workforce and Economic Developers 

May 25, June 1, and June 12*, 2023

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET 

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Back 2 Basics: Excel for the Everyday Researcher’s Needs

June 12, 2023

10:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET

Detroit, MI

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C2ER/LMI Institute Annual Conference

June 12 – 15, 2023

Detroit, MI

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eLearning Courses

Foundations of Economic Development Research I: Introduction to Data Sources

Any Place, Any Time

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Foundations of Economic Development Research II: Introduction to Regional Analysis Methods

Any Place, Any Time

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Basic LMI Analyst eLearning

Any Place, Any Time

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Industry Events

Council of Development Finance Agencies

2023 CDFA Federal Policy Conference

April 11 – 12, 2023

Washington, DC

National Skills Coalition

2023 Skills Summit

May 1 – 3, 2023

Washington, DC


2023 Investment Summit

May 1 – 4, 2023

National Harbor, MD

Pacific Northwest Regional Economic Conference 

May 8 10, 2023 

Walla Walla, WA 

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