Kenneth Kline

Ken is an expert in the use and meaning of large, government data sets.

These include the Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Survey (CPS) and Earnings Micro Data File (Outgoing Rotations), as well as state-wide administrative data systems in Michigan, Georgia, Ohio and Washington dealing with Unemployment Insurance (UI), the Employment Service (ES, Wagner-Peyser), employer (ES202) and individual wage records, the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).

Research Highlights

State unemployment insurance reserves won't be enough for a recession

March 23, 2020 · Research Highlight
An average recession would cause 18 states to exhaust their unemployment insurance reserves.