Weekly Update – December 10, 2020



December 10, 2020

In This Issue


Join C2ER for the Intermediate R Programming workshop

Featured Event

Registration Now Open for the C2ER/LMII Annual Conference

Data Visualization

Personal Finance Charting the Growing Generational Wealth Gap


Upgrade Your Programming Skills in the New Year

Join C2ER for the Intermediate R Programming workshop. This workshop will be held February 16, 18, 23, 25, and March 2, 4, 2021 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET and will provide the next level of skills needed including modelling, shiny apps, data wrangling, and writing your own functions.

Certified RStudio Tidyverse instructors will incorporate Federal economic statistical datasets in examples throughout the course for live demonstration of how this is useful to economic and workforce development researchers. Code will be made available to attendees via RStudio Cloud prior to and following this hands-on-keyboard session. Attendees are encouraged to have taken the R Programming for Beginners before registering for this workshop.

C2ER/LMI Events

Featured Event

C2ER/LMII Annual Conference:

The Great Pivot: Reinvention for Recovery and Resilience

June 7 – 11, 2021

Registration is now open

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Live Courses

C2ER/LMI Institute Training:

Intermediate R Programming for Workforce and Economic Development Research

February 16, 18, 23, 25 and March 2, 4, 2021

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM ET

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eLearning Courses

Basic LMI Analyst eLearning


Anytime, Any place

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Foundations of Economic Development Research: Introduction to Data Sources eLearning


Any Place, Any time

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Data Visualization

See an interesting data visual or have a report you’d like to share?

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Bureau of Economic Analysis – Personal Income by County and Metropolitan Area, 2019


Develop This: Economic and Community Development Podcast – Budgeting for 2021

Next City – Will Transit As We Know It Survive?

Route Fifty – To Expand Broadband, States Should Figure Out Where It Isn’t Available



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Other Upcoming Industry Events

CDFA/BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series: 

Educational Facilities Funding Solutions 

December 15, 2020

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET

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National Association of Counties Webinar

Enhancing Fiscal Resilience in a Disruptive Environment: What We’ve Learned. What’s Next?

December 18, 2020

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

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National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA)

2021 Winter Policy (Virtual) Forum

February 10 & 11, 2021

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National League of Cities

(Virtual) Congressional City Conference

March 7 – 10, 2021

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