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didYouMean() Function: Using Google to correct errors in Strings

May 22, 2014
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A function that will take a String as an input and return the "Did you mean.." or "Showing Results for.." from google.com. Good for misspelled names or locations.Githublibrary(RCurl)didYouMean=function(input){  input=gsub(" ", "+", input)  do...

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Modeling "This Time is Different" in R

April 14, 2014
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Modeling "This Time is Different" in R

Check out PDF for Equations And Code to run yourself Introduction: “This Time is different” by Reinhart and Rogoff is an empirical history of financial crises and panics.  It describes many economic events such as; inflation, bubbles, and...

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Modeling "This Time is Different"

April 14, 2014
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Modeling "This Time is Different"

Check out PDF for Equations And Code to run yourself Introduction: “This Time is different” by Reinhart and Rogoff is an empirical history of financial crises and panics.  It describes many economic events such as; inflation, bubbles, and defaults. The theme that ties these events together is the idea that people have an unrealistic expectation of the future because...

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