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.

August 15 - The Kansas Economic Recovery: K is not OK

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July 15 - Kansas in Crisis: Are We Headed for a W Recovery?

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

Watch Panel [1:14:23]

June 24 - Kansas in Crisis: COVID-19 Threatens the Economic Recovery

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June 8 - Kansas in Crisis: What are the Prospects for the Recovery?

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

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Presentation Archive

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 September 20, 2020

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COVID-19 Cases per 1,000 People in Kansas, by County,
as of September 20, 2020

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Average Social Distancing Index in Kansas, by County,
July 4-10, 2020

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Initial Jobless Claims in Kansas, by County, March 21 - September 12, 2020

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Projected Unemployment Rate in Kansas, by County, September 12, 2020

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Unemployment Rate in Kansas, by County, August 2020

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Ratio of Unemployment Rate to Historic Maximum in Kansas, by County (July 2020)

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Percent Change in Households Receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) in Kansas, by County, July 2019 - July 2020

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Percent Change in Households Receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in Kansas, by County, July 2019 - July 2020

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COVID-19 Testing per 1,000 people in the U.S., by State,
as of September 21, 2020

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Percent of Tests that are Positive for COVID-19 in the U.S., by State, as of September 21, 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 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, 2017

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Broadband Availability in Kansas, 2019

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Graphs

Household Pulse Survey Results in Kansas, April 21 - July 21

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Household Pulse Survey Results in Kansas and U.S., Week 12 - July 16-21

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

Read more about the Small Business Pulse Survey here.

This summary contains information from small businesses collected:
June 7-13, 2020
May 24-30, 2020
April 26-May 2, 2020

New COVID-19 Cases in U.S. and EU, 7-Day Rolling Average through September 20, 2020

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New COVID-19 Cases in Kansas and Missouri per Million Residents, 7-Day Rolling Average through September 20, 2020

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New and Projected COVID-19 Cases and 7-day Trend Line in Kansas through September 20, 2020

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COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Kansas, Missouri, and the U.S. (updated 9/21)

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COVID-19 Cases in the Six Largest Counties in Kansas (updated 9/21)

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COVID-19 Cases in Kansas Counties with Meat Packing Plants (updated 9/21)

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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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  1. ipsr@ku.edu