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: May 2021

JEDx is an initiative to develop a public-private approach for collecting and using standards-based jobs and employment data. JEDx seeks to transform how job and employment data are organized, shared, and used to provide greater value to employers, workers/learners, government agencies, and others to improve the efficiency and equity of labor markets while protecting privacy. CREC’s role in this planning effort is to assist the Chamber as it facilitates engagement of a network of partners in developing a roadmap and vision for leverage the Unemployment Insurance record 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.

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.