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.

Mask Research

screen shot from The Rachel Maddow Show

Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Interview with Donna Ginther

Seven Day Moving Average of COVID-19 Cases per 100,000 population in counties with and without Mask Ordinances

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Mask Mandates in Kansas, by County,
as of November 17, 2020

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Research Presentations

October 21 - The Kansas Economy is Recovering

Presentation at Kansas Economic Policy Conference

Slides (PDF)

April 2 - Infrastructure Investments and the Kansas Economy

Presentation at Governor's Council on Tax Reform runs from 1:38:00-1:52:45

Slides (PDF)

January 29 - The Kansas Economy & Current Tax Proposals

Presentation at Governor's Council on Tax Reform runs from 36:35-1:23:31

Slides (PDF)

Presentation Archive

December 23 - Is Help on the Way for Our Struggling Economy? [ Slides (PDF)]

November 16 - The Unequal Impact of COVID on Douglas County [Slides (PDF)]

October 25 - Do Masks Matter in Kansas? [ Slides without Audio (PDF) |   Data for figures (XLSX) ]

October 6 - The Economic Recovery is Stalling Out[ Slides without Audio (PDF)]

August 15 - The Kansas Economic Recovery: K is not OK [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

July 15 - Kansas in Crisis: Are We Headed for a W Recovery? [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

July 8 - State of the States: Pandemic-Driven Budgeting Innovations [Urban Institute Panel]

June 24 - Kansas in Crisis: COVID-19 Threatens the Economic Recovery [ Slides without Audio (PDF)]

June 8 - Kansas in Crisis: What are the Prospects for the Recovery? [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

May 19 - Kansas in Crisis: What Does Historic Unemployment Mean for the Recovery? [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

May 4 - Kansas in Crisis: What Happens Next? [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

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

April 27 - Kansas in Crisis: Difficult Choices Ahead [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

April 21 - Kansas in Crisis: Inching Towards Economic Recovery [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

April 14 - Kansas in Crisis: Unemployment & Small Business [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

April 7 - Kansas in Crisis: Update on the Coronavirus [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

March 31 - Kansas in Crisis: Economic Impact of the Coronavirus [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

March 24 - Kansas in Crisis: Policy Responses to the Coronavirus [Slides without Audio (PDF)]

Reports - Preparing for a Healthy Recovery

Briefs

Brief: Payroll Protection Loans in Kansas (PDF)

Brief: Stimulus Spending in Kansas (PDF)


Resources

Map Gallery

Percent Change in New Cases in the U.S., by County,
as of November 14, 2021

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Average Daily Cases per 1,000 People in Past Week in Kansas, by County,
as of November 28, 2021

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Map showing vaccination rates in Kansas by County

Percent of People Fully Vaccinated in Kansas, by County of Residence,
as of December 5, 2021

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Map showing COVID-19 variants of concern in Kansas, by County

COVID-19 Variants of Concern in Kansas, by County,
as of December 6, 2021

As of December 6th, 2.1% of positive tests have been sequenced.
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Map showing location and size of COVID-19 clusters in Kansas

COVID-19 Clusters in Kansas, by City of Facility,
as of December 1, 2021

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Map showing job postings per initial unemployment claimant in Kansas by County

Job Openings per Initial Jobless Claim in Kansas, by County


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Map of Unemployment Rate in Kansas by County

Unemployment Rate in Kansas, by County, October 2021

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Percent Change in Households Receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) in Kansas, by County, March 2020 - March 2021

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Percent Change in Households Receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Kansas, by County, March 2020 - March 2021

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COVID-19 Testing per 1,000 people in the U.S., by State,
as of November 12, 2021

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Percent of Tests that are Positive for COVID-19 in the U.S., by State, as of November 12, 2021

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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 June 30, 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 June 30, 2020

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Average Amount of PPP Loans Approved in the U.S., by State as of June 30, 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, 2018

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Persons per Physican in Kansas, by County, 2019

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Broadband Availability in Kansas, 2020

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Graphs

New COVID-19 Cases in U.S. and EU, 7-Day Rolling Average through November 7, 2021

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New COVID-19 Cases in Kansas and Missouri per Million Residents, 7-Day Rolling Average through November 7, 2021

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New and Projected COVID-19 Cases and 7-day Trend Line in Kansas through November 14, 2021

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COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Kansas, Missouri, and the U.S. (updated 11/29)

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Graph showing cumulative cases in the six largest counties in Kansas

COVID-19 Cases in the Six Largest Counties in Kansas (updated 11/29)

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Graph showing cumulative cases in meat packing counties in Kansas

COVID-19 Cases in Kansas Counties with Meat Packing Plants (updated 11/29)

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Graph showing new cases in Regents counties in Kansas

COVID cases in counties with Regents Universities (updated 11/29)

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Household Pulse Survey Results in Kansas, September 2 - March 29

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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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U.S Census Bureau Household Pulse Survey Interactive Tool (state level data on COVID impact on households)

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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