EMSI Updates


EMSI Certification Graduate Cited as ‘Local Data Expert’ in Wisconsin

There are a variety of resources available to economic development organizations that help them serve local businesses and empower their regional economies. Jo Ann Giese-Kent, director of entrepreneurship and business intelligence at the Fond du Lac County (Wisconsin) Economic Development Corporation, is taking those resources a step further.


EMSI FAQ: Where Does EMSI Data Come From?

Put simply, EMSI data comes from a bunch of government sources. We take all of these different sources and use the strengths of one set to overcome with the weaknesses of another until we have one comprehensive, consistent, and complete dataset.


Certification & Analyst Training Coming to Walla Walla, WA

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EMSI will bring on-site Certification and Analyst training to Walla Walla, Washington, on November 4. Hosted by Walla Walla Community College, the all-day event will include Certification  and Analyst training throughout the day. There will also be a breakout session for more in-depth Analyst training as well as a session dedicated to Career Coach training.  What EMSI Certification tells you: 1. What is LMI? The […]


EMSI Leadership Conference — Just a Few Spots Left!

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The EMSI Leadership Conference is right around the corner and we have a mere handful of seats still open! Come to Coeur d’Alene (near the tip of Idaho) October 20-22 to hear from some of EMSI’s most successful clients, get up to speed on exciting EMSI updates, and discover what 2015 looks like for us as we continue changing […]


EMSI’s September Job Forecast: 185K Jobs Gained

Before last month’s job report, 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 […]


Lone Star College System Adds $3.1B to Local Economy

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EMSI recently conducted an economic impact study for Lone Star College System, the largest higher education institution in the Houston area. We discovered that in 2012-2013, LSCS contributed $3.1 billion directly to the local economy—a sum equal to nearly 1% of the region’s gross regional product. “While our number one goal is to provide a quality education […]