Just Crantastic!

December 26, 2011

(This article was first published on Econometrics Beat: Dave Giles' Blog, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

If you're an econometrician and you don't use the R software environment - for at least some of your work, then you're missing out on all sorts of (free!) opportunities.

Yes, it can be a steep learning curve, but it's worth every drop of sweat, and there are some great R community sites that will help you along the way. One obvious example is the R-bloggers site, which draws on around 290 blogs relating to R.

Another tip for "Reconometricians" - if you haven't looked at the Crantastic! site yet, then my advice is that you take the time to do so.

Happy computing!

© 2011, David E. Giles

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