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Community of Practice Resources: DC Economy and LMI

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Economy at a Glance: District of Columbia
An economic glance at Washington DC's economy. 


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Annual Meeting of the New Champions
The Annual Meeting of the New Champions convenes the next generation of fast-growing enterprises shaping the future of business and society, and leaders from major multinationals, government, media, academia and civil society.


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Harnessing the Power of Data-Driven Innovations: A Case Study
The Utah Department of Workforce Services and the Montana Department of Labor and Industry have partnered to deliver more effective and efficient job seeker and business services through an innovative technology-based tool, known as GenLEX, or, Next Generation Labor Exchange.


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Innovations in LMI & Their Application
This action brief incorporates innovations in real-time labor market information in guiding institutions to better align education and training investments with needs of regional economics.


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LMI Institute
The Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute is the pre-eminent resource for supporting the development, interpretation, and use of labor market information.


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Balancing Confidentiality and Access
This Report seeks to increase understanding of intra-state data sharing between data producers (state government departments or divisions within them that generate and control employment and wage data) and data users (other government departments or divisions and non-government entities that request employment and wage data). 


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Defining Labor Market Information (LMI) and LMI Customers
A one-pager which reviews key LMI data elements. 


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Labor Market Information Customers and Their Needs
This report summarizes the key challenges facing state labor market information agencies and identifies the workforce information customer groups that use state LMI data. It also provides an assessment of state LMI customer needs, a summary of what states currently produce, how they disseminate what they produce, and how they solicit feedback. 


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DC Labor Statistics
The Department of Employment Services (DOES), offers reliable labor statistics for the District of Columbia and the surrounding metropolitan area.  DOES, produces, analyzes and delivers timely and reliable labor data to improve economic decision-making.


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Labor Market Information Fundamentals - E-Learning Series
The US Employment and Training Administration (ETA) created this electronic series to provide basic labor market information (LMI) training in a more convenient and less costly fashion than traditional classroom training (although some of the modules permit classroom instruction).


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LMI 101 Training Available as Quick Lesson Podcasts and Tutorials
In these training materials, the U.S. Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and state labor market departments show you how to use workforce data to identify growing and demand occupations, determine which of them are jobs that you can target for certain services, and ascertain what preparatory education and training are needed to qualify for them.


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Putting Data to Work in Employment and Training Programs
The training presentations here identify some of the best multi-purpose e-tools that incorporate labor force information, job ads data, and other workforce-related information in one place — including a new resource that explains what kind of information is available from different e-tools. 


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Labor Market Assessment for State Planning
A desk reference for Labor Market Planning under WIOA.


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International Business: Washington DC
A brief look at DC's economy. 


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DC Development Report
The DC Development Report is a summary of the major development and construction projects in the Washington, DC


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Trends in Workforce Demand
The Trends in Workforce Demand reports are a two-part series, in which COG analyzes real-time online job postings data to learn about workforce trends in metropolitan Washington. 


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Trends in Workforce Demand: Seven Key Economic Clusters 
This report will examine the workforce demand from seven key economic clusters. These were identified with the potential to drive metropolitan Washington’s economic growth over the next decade.