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Data Resources

Supporting Economic Development Professionals in their Data Needs

Good decisions need good information. EDCC supports our members by providing information on key data resources, expertise around your data questions, and opportunities for pricing benefits to the economic data platform, EMSI.

About EDCC’s Data Committee

The EDCC’s Data Committee is comprised of Colorado’s top economists and interested data geeks. Their mission is to support economic development professionals in all of their research and data needs. The committee is a resource on what public source, free data is available to you in your work and educates economic development professionals on its limitations and uses. The committee is also willing to problem solve with our professionals when data isn’t accessible.

    Data Driven Economic Development

    Effective economic development starts with well informed, data driven decision making.

    • It’s the “why” behind the “what”
    • Data needs to be readily available and accessible
    • Data needs to be robust, reliable, up-to-date, and granular
    • Data can often be hard to interpret
    • Measures the impact of projects, trends, and initiatives

    One-stop Shop for All your Data Needs

    EDCC’s Data Committee has pulled together a one-stop shop for all data resources needed to build your community’s case story. EDCC members can explore our compilation of data resources in EDCC’s new Data Resource Library. CLICK HERE to view how our member’s are utilizing data in their community!

    Can’t find what you’re looking for?

    Aren’t able to find the Data Resources you are looking for within EDCC’s Data Resource Library? EDCC members can fill out this form and one of our Data experts will be in touch. 

    EDCC Members can take Advantage of these High Volume Discounts!

    EDCC has teamed up with Lightcast, Implan, and to provide access to data for Colorado and surrounding states – Find out more & save!

    Get Involved

    Are you a current EDCC member with interest in data resources and are looking to get involved? The Data Committee is made up of EDCC members and stakeholders involved in economic development data compilation, research, and implementation both in the public and private sectors. Committee members include representatives from the

    • Business Intelligence Center at the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office
    • Colorado Springs Chamber & EDC
    • Colorado State University, Department Of Economics
    • Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
    • Colorado Department of Local Affairs, State Demography Office
    • Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade
    • El Paso County
    • Region 9 Economic Development District
    • Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association
    • Univeristy of Colorado, Colorado Springs Economic Forum in the College of Business
    • University of Colorado, Boulder, Business Research Division