Labor Market Information 101

Learn about the different types of labor market information (LMI) resources offered by the Department of Economic Research.

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Title page of LMI 101 Presentation

“Labor Market Information 101” is a resource designed to help our stakeholders better understand and access labor market information (LMI) materials from the Massachusetts Department of Economic Research (DER). It covers these topics and more:

  • What DER is and who its stakeholders are
  • What LMI is, why it is important, and how it can be used
  • Key LMI definitions, concepts, and framework, including North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and Standard Occupational Codes (SOC)
  • An overview of the main types of data found on the DER website including units/source, available geography, links to download data, and more   
  • An appendix including common acronyms and links to additional resources  

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