Labor market data contextualized and packaged well can help you better tell your story to businesses and site selectors. But which data points should you focus on? What are the best ways to visualize them?
The Hampton Roads Economic Development Alliance used Emsi data and Tableau to show the concentration of millennials (19- to 34-year-olds in this case) by occupation and typical education level. We liked this data visualization so much that we wanted to share it here.
Austin is very much a mecca for tech-centered manufacturing. But we were curious if the same thing was true for other big tech markets, so we looked at our regional GDP numbers by detailed industry to check.
How can your college make certain that it is offering relevant programs and training students for growing, local opportunities? In Arizona, Cochise College has found that incorporating labor market and education data into its curriculum proposals and program reviews can help—especially if that data is transparent, publicly available, and easily understood.
This article revisits our 2008 case study about Newton, Iowa, which lost its largest employer that year. Now, spirits are up, and Jasper County (where Newton is located) has surpassed 2008 job counts and is driving unemployment into the ground.
In this best practice, Kim Frazier and John Owen of the Dayton Development Coalition delve into how they perform some of the most challenging components that EDCs encounter with regional economic analysis.