Our Labor Market Intelligence department uses economic data to help inform decisions and strategy around workforce development.

In addition to producing regular reports for local policy-makers and business leaders, the LMI team also takes on special projects like developing the award-winning Career Calculator.


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Over time, the industrial landscape for any economy will change significantly. In this article, we review the share of Louisville jobs by each sector of the economy in the last 170 years. Continue >>>

What bank tellers can teach us about how automation will impact jobs
by Kathleen Bolter


Automation is predicted to continue to significantly change the labor market. The impact of ATMs on bank tellers provides an interesting case study of what may be in store for other professions as technology substitutes for more and more tasks on the job. Continue >>>

New data shows Louisville’s continued economic strength in logistics and manufacturing
by Sarah Ehresman

Recently released data provides an updated picture of employment and wages for the Louisville metropolitan area. Read more >>>

KentuckianaWorks Explains: Labor Force Participation Rate
by Sarah Ehresman & Kathleen Bolter

In this video, we explain what the labor force participation rate is, how Kentucky stacks up, and consider important factors influencing why Kentucky’s rate is lower than the nation’s. Watch here >>>


Key LMI Resources

Career Calculator

This free online tool provides the latest jobs & education data for the region.

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Top Local Careers

These charts show info. about growing, local jobs across five key sectors.

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Career Pathways

Get visual guides to the top professions and credentials in 7 growing local industries.

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For more information or questions about Labor Market Intelligence at KentuckianaWorks, please complete the form below or call (502) 574-4725.

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