**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**