Research + Publications

CWI understands that both quantitative and qualitative data are needed in order to understand the entire picture. Our knowledgeable research and data analysis staff employ multiple techniques and sources when gathering real-time labor market, economy, and education information. From traditional desktop data obtained across existing sources to more on the ground strategies such as intelligence gathering from stakeholders through interviews, focus groups, and input sessions.

Reports + Publications

2015 NW Indiana Indicators Snapshot and Big Goal


2014 State of the Workforce Report

Region 1 State of the Workforce released late fall 2014.


Multiple Education Pathways Blueprint for Success (2009)

The Multiple Education Pathways (MEP) blueprint defines how success for Gary Indiana’s school children must be a shared collaborative between the educational ecosystem, employers, workforce development experts, social service providers, economic developers, and policy makers. The study puts to light how these relationships can work together to improve education and achievement.


Report On Learners (2005)

The following document is an update to the Report on Learning Providers in Northwest Indiana published in 2003. All figures within this report were retrieved from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) administered by the National Center for Education Statistics.