Economic Development

Labour market & economic insights to help you prosper your community

Attracting new companies. Helping existing companies grow. Creating meaningful opportunities for residents. This is what economic development is about—and what Emsi helps you do.

How We Help

We provide data software and consulting services to help you understand and communicate your economic and workforce strengths, respond to business inquiries, benchmark your region against your peers, and more.

Focus Your Business Attraction, Retention, & Expansion Efforts

Our local data and analysis helps you focus and strengthen your business attraction, retention, and expansion efforts.

Find regions to target for business recruitment

Pitch your region’s business case for an industry

Showcase Your Available & Future Workforce

Nothing is more important in site selection decisions than workforce availability, and we equip you with the granular data to showcase your talent pool.

Do a deep dive on any of your region’s occupations

See the pipeline of future workers from local educational programs

Enhance Your Strategic Plan

Which industries drive your economy? What are your region’s comparative advantages? We have the data and economists to answer these and other questions.

Look at an industry’s historic and projected performance

Get a handle on supply chain leakages

Our Services


Our full suite of labour market data, job posting analytics, and economic analysis.

Best Practices & Advanced Training

Tap into our blog and knowledge base to see how the most innovative workforce boards use labour market data. And become an LMI expert with our advanced training.