Emsi has developed a Health Risk Index to help us better understand where and why COVID-19 has spread, and to help policymakers create localized responses. The index features data on the social determinants of health, including 1) preconditioned population, 2) population density, 3) workplace interaction, and 4) population health.
The latest version of Analyst (EMSI’s web-based labor market analysis tool) is built on an elaborate Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) platform. A SAM has its roots in input-output (I/O) theory. As a prelude to the release of Analyst 3.0, this blog post goes back to the general history of economic doctrines and takes a brief look at the historic roots of SAM and I/O-like theories.
EMSI has developed a new index to help regions better understand employment skills gaps. This methodology is an attempt to provide a straightforward but comprehensive technique for sensing shortages of workers so that regional planners can respond where needed.
Editor’s note: This is an op-ed piece by Rob Sentz, EMSI’s marketing director and author of a series of five green jobs papers. Click here for a PDF version of this piece. Illustration by Mark Beauchamp Introduction Over the past year, EMSI has been fielding questions from local planners (workforce boards, community colleges, and economic […]
More and more, and certainly in light of the current recession, there is a need to apply up-to-date information on local, state, regional, and even national economies to training, curriculum, and skills development. So, in this brief paper we want to show how labor market information (or information on industries, occupations, and demographics) can be […]
Summary: This paper is meant as a practical guide to help workforce, education, economic development professionals (and any other sort of career counselor) understand green jobs and be able to offer solid advice to young people and jobseekers so they can get on the right track and in the context of the demands of the […]