**Economics, statistics, public policy, quantitative
tools**

I also frequently post
useful/interesting tools/links on a different page (follow the
link).

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**