COVID-19 Research and Resources

Research

The Institute for Policy & Social Research has been tracking the impact of COVID-19 on the state of Kansas. This website provides resources for people to see how COVID-19 has affected the state and its economy. In addition, research presentations explain how policy may affect economic impact on the state. Other links provide background data on demographics and healthcare and broadband access.

May 19 - Kansas in Crisis: What Does Historic Unemployment Mean for the Recovery?

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May 4 - Kansas in Crisis: What Happens Next?

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April 28 - Mapping a Virus: From Understanding a Species to Writing Policy on COVID-19

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April 27 - Kansas in Crisis: Difficult Choices Ahead

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April 21 - Kansas in Crisis: Inching Towards Economic Recovery

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April 14 - Kansas in Crisis: Unemployment & Small Business

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April 7 - Kansas in Crisis: Update on the Coronavirus

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March 31 - Kansas in Crisis: Economic Impact of the Coronavirus

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March 24 - Kansas in Crisis: Policy Responses to the Coronavirus

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Resources

Map Gallery

Animated Map of Cases in Kansas & Missouri through May 9, 2020

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COVID-19 Cases per 1,000 People in Kansas, by County, as of May 25, 2020

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Average Social Distancing Index in Kansas, by County, May 9-15, 2020

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Initial Jobless Claims in Kansas, by County, March 21-May 16, 2020

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Projected Unemployment Rate in Kansas, by County, March 21 - May 16, 2020

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Ratio of Projected Unemployment Rate to Historic Maximum in Kansas, by County (Updated 5/21)

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COVID-19 Testing per 1,000 people in the U.S., by State, as of May 25, 2020

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Percent of Tests that are Positive for COVID-19 in the U.S., by State, as of May 25, 2020

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Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loans as a Percent of Small Businesses and Nonemployers in the U.S., by State as of May 16, 2020

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Amount Approved via PPP Loans as a Percent of Potential Maximum PPP (including nonemployer receipts) in the U.S., by State as of May 16, 2020

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Average Amount of PPP Loans Approved in the U.S., by State as of May 16, 2020

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Small Businesses in Kansas, by County, 2016-2017

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Small Businesses Vulnerable to COVID-19 in Kansas, by County, 2016-2017

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Small Businesses Vulnerable to COVID-19 as a Percent of Total Businesses in Kansas, by County, 2016-2017

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Nonemployer Establishments in Kansas, by County, 2017

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Nonemployer Establishments Vulnerable to COVID-19 in Kansas, by County, 2017

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Hospitals in Kansas, 2017

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Broadband Availability in Kansas, 2019

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Graphs

Unemployment Claims in Kansas, by Age, Gender, and Educational Attainment, March 14- May 9, 2020

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Percent of Adults with a Loss/Expected Loss in Employment Income since March 13, 2020, by State

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Share of Employment and Wages in COVID-19 Affected Sectors in Kansas, by MSA

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Key Elements from the U.S. Census Bureau's Small Business Pulse Survey

This summary contains information from small businesses collected April 26-May 2, 2020. Read more about the Small Business Pulse Survey here.

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Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Compared to Date of First Reported Symptoms in Douglas County, Kansas, March 7 - April 14, 2020

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First Day of COVID-19 Symptoms Reported in Survey of Douglas County Residents

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COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Kansas, Missouri, and the U.S. (updated 5/26)

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COVID-19 Cases in the Six Largest Counties in Kansas (updated 5/26)

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COVID-19 Cases in Kansas Counties with Meat Packing Plants (updated 5/26)

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Other Resources



U.S Census Bureau COVID-19 Impact Report (state and county level demographic and economic information)

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KU Medical Center Coronavirus Daily Digest

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The University of Kansas Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

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Kansas Department of Health and Environment COVID-19 Resource Center

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Links on this page:

  1. ipsr@ku.edu