Wayne Vroman is an Urban Institute associate in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute, having joined in 1977. Vroman is a labor economist whose work focuses on unemployment insurance (UI) and other social protection programs. He has directed several past projects on UI financing, benefit payments, and program administration. He has developed simulation models to project the financing of UI in individual states, most recently in Kentucky and Ohio. He has also worked on UI program issues in several foreign economies.
Vroman has a BA, MA, and PhD in economics from the University of Michigan.