EMSI Updates

EMSI 2015.1 Data Now Available

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EMSI’s latest quarterly release, 2015.1, is now available to Analyst clients. The most significant changes in this release are updated versions of certain data sources.

Santa Fe College: The Latest EMSI Client to Win Aspen Prize

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Every other year, the Aspen Institute and its partners recognize one college that is outstanding in the areas of student learning, certificate and degree completion, transfer rates, access and success for minority and low-income students, and rates of employment and earning for graduates. EMSI clients have consistently won the award.

EMSI’s March Forecast: 239K Jobs Gained

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In mid-2014, we introduced the EMSI Job Forecast, a prediction of the previous month’s change in employment three days before the BLS releases its initial number. The goal of our forecast, which is based on a number of leading labor market indicators and data releases, is to give an early look at the current state of the labor market.

Webinar Recap: Using Career Coach to Drive Student Success

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Kevin Long, senior planning and policy analyst at Montgomery College in Maryland, joined EMSI yesterday to speak about how the college uses Career Coach and other EMSI data to drive student success and help students understand the connections between the college’s programs, transfer opportunities, and careers.

EMSI’s February Forecast: 212K Jobs Gained

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February was another strong month for job growth, according to EMSI’s forecast. Our model shows that employers added 212,000 net jobs in February, an estimate that includes total non-farm payroll employment (government included).

Webinar: Why Data Matters to Your City

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You may have heard the exciting news that EMSI is offering an online class, Tools and Techniques for Understanding Urban Economies, through the certificate program at NYU School of Professional Studies. The class begins March 25 and you can register here. Want to learn more? Sign up for our March 12 webinar where Rob Sentz, chief innovation officer at EMSI, will discuss the […]

Webinar: Department of Labor’s American Apprenticeship Grants


On Wednesday, February 18 (2-3 p.m. EST) EMSI chief innovation officer Rob Sentz will be presenting as part of the Aspen Institute’s Skills for America’s Future webinar on Apprenticeship American-Style. The webinar will provide tips and tools for those looking to align an apprenticeship with community college credentials, embed their apprenticeship in labor market information, and register an apprenticeship. Potential grantees for the US Department of Labor’s (DOL) American Apprenticeship Grants are particularly encouraged to join.

Tools and Techniques for Understanding Urban Economies

If you are an economic development professional and would like to gain the competitive edge and a valuable credential, here is a fantastic new opportunity. Last fall, the NYU School of Professional Studies launched the Initiative for Creativity and Innovation in Cities. The Initiative offers a certificate program built to provide economic development professionals with […]