Additional Research


DATA PROVIDERS    (Not specific to a particular industry)

You may find the following useful if additional research is needed.

Public sector resources:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS strives to serve its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.

U.S. Census Bureau
The mission of the Census Bureau is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and the economy. They collect data through the Population & Housing Census, the Economic Census, the Census of Governments, the American Community Survey, and many others, both demographic and economic.

Colorado LMI Gateway
Colorado’s Labor Market Information (LMI) Gateway is a powerful career assessment and labor market information system. It was specifically designed for job seekers, students, case managers, training providers, workforce professionals, and others seeking easily accessible career and labor market information. The system provides fast access to a complete set of labor market research tools in one web site. It was designed to be a comfortable system for everyone, even the person who has little computer experience.

FRED (Federal Reserve Database)
The Federal Reserve Economic Data website allows users to download, graph, and track 149,000 US and international time series from 59 sources.

Private sector resources:

EMSI harnesses Big Data on jobs, the economy, and the local workforce, and turns it into decision-ready information that you can use to better understand any region. This is a subscription service that provides a composite of more than 90 federal, state, and private data sources that are updated quarterly. The web platform allows the user to create data for any county, ZIP, MSA, or multi-state region.

Wanted Analytics
This firm provides real-time business  intelligence for the talent marketplace. Clients in the staffing, HR, RPO, media, and government sectors use this data to find sales leads, analyze employment trends, gather competitive intelligence, forecast economic conditions, and source hard-to-fill positions.

Statistic Brain is a group of passionate number people who bring you accurate and timely statistics. They say they will never become number analysts because they believe numbers should only be interpreted by the reader. They seek to educate, assist, and sometimes entertain with numbers on every subject.