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The Longitudinal Employer Household Dynamics (LEHD) program at the U.S. Census Bureau has built a set of infrastructure files using administrative data provided by state agencies, enhanced with information culled from demographic and economic (business) surveys and censuses. The LEHD Infrastructure Files provide a detailed and comprehensive picture of workers, employers, and their interaction in the U.S. economy.

This innovative data set is possible due to our partnership with the state and US territory Labor Market Information (LMI) agencies. From this partnership there is now quality local labor market information that will to help in further understanding the economies of regional areas to support decision making by Federal, State, local authorities, business, and organizations in areas such as:

  • Workforce development
  • Transportation planning
  • Emergency preparedness and recovery

The LEHD program continues to investigate means to improve the depth and quality of this data set as well as promote its use. If you are interested to working with us to further the goals of this program, contact us.

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