Economics, statistics, public policy, quantitative tools

Efficiently mapping with ggplot2: Example of how the R package rmapshaper can reduce the time and memory required to make (pretty) maps from shapefiles.
Sunday, 08 August 2017

Counting lines of R code: A quick script to count all of th lines of R code that you have written.
Sunday, 30 July 2017

Updating intuition on attenuation bias: I replicate and discuss a recent paper by Loken and Gelman. The paper demonstrates that our typical statistical/econometric intuition regarding measurement error may not be quite correct.
Thursday, 30 March 2017

When R environments matter: A common-use example of when R environments matter and the errors that can occur when we ignore the environment.
Saturday, 10 December 2016