Helping Communities Shine

Whether researching and implementing ways to shape a community's economic development plan or partnering to create ways to put people to work, CREC connects researchers and policymakers with:

     • Data training
     • Custom portfolios that aid regional competitiveness

Project Profile

Jobs and Employment Data Exchange (JEDx)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF)
Start Date: Mar 2021 — End Date: Mar 2023

The JEDx initiative seeks to develop a public-private approach for collecting and using standards-based jobs and employment data. CREC’s role was to assist the Chamber as it facilitated engagement of a network of several state pilot partners to Unemployment Insurance records as a foundation for a more comprehensive employment record that can lower employer costs for reporting data to government, improve workforce analytics, and empower learners and workers with a validated employment record. This feasibility study aimed to set the parameters for an initiative to support pilot states, facilitate stakeholder engagement within each of 7 states, and develop common definitions and systems architecture.

Research & Planning

About the Client

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF)

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a nonprofit affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce dedicated to strengthening America’s long-term competitiveness and educating the public on how the Free Enterprise system improves society and the economy.