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Microfinance Map of India – another go…

September 30, 2011
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Microfinance Map of India – another go…

I gave it another go, trying to get a map that looks a bit nicer. This time, I tried to compute something like a density or intensity in a certain area. On the previous map, this was not visible very well. I used ggplot2 and a bit of R code, together with RGoogleMaps to produce the

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Microfinance in India: Getting a sense of the geographic distribution

September 3, 2011
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Microfinance in India: Getting a sense of the geographic distribution

I am working on a review paper on microfinance in India and use data from the MIX market. Today, I was amazed by how quick I conjured a map of India with the headquarters of the microfinance institutions that report data to the MIX market depicted on that map. Ideally, I would have more geolocation

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Kenneth French Gift to the Finance World

June 29, 2011
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Kenneth French Gift to the Finance World

Kenneth French gives one of the best gifts to the finance world at his website http://mba.tuck.dartmouth.edu/pages/faculty/ken.french/data_library.html.  I am surprised I have waited so long to write a post about this wonderful resource.  Aft...

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Highlights from R/Finance 2011 presentations

June 2, 2011
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Patrick Burns offers his selections from the presentations at the R/Finance 2011 conference. Check out his post for overviews of some great presentations (and truly, there's some awesome content available to download). I'll add another of my favourites: Bryan Lewis's presentation of his interface from R to the betfair betting market. (But if you use it to automate bets...

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Selections from the R/Finance conference

June 2, 2011
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Selections from the R/Finance conference

The R/Finance conference happened in Chicago at the end of April.  If, like me, you weren’t there, you can still benefit from it because slides from many of the talks are now online. Here is a quick synopsis (in chronological order) of some of the talks I found most interesting. Michael Kane Michael Kane and … Continue reading...

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R/Finance 2011 Presentations are online

May 29, 2011
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For those of you who don't subscribe to the R-SIG-Finance mailing list: You really should subscribe ;-) Dirk Eddelbuettel announced the R/Finance 2011 presentations are now available. I've included the entire announcement (with some hyperlinks) below.The organizing committee for the R/Finance 2011 conference is pleased to announce the availability of presentation slides from the 3rd annual R/Finance...

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R/Finance 2011 Presentations are online

May 29, 2011
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For those of you who don't subscribe to the R-SIG-Finance mailing list: You really should subscribe ;-)Dirk Eddelbuettel announced the R/Finance 2011 presentations are now available.I've included the entire announcement (with some hyperlinks) below.The organizing committee for the R/Finance 2011 conference is pleased to announce the availability of presentation slides from the 3rd annual R/Finance...

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Presentations from R/Finance 2011 available

May 27, 2011
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Last month's R/Finance 2011 conference in Chicago was an outstanding event, bringing together some of the best minds in applying R to financial data. Presentations from the speakers are now available for download, with a wealth of useful information there for anyone working in quantiative finance. Not to be missed, though, is John Bollinger's (yes, that John Bollinger) retrospective...

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R / Finance 2011 presentations

I just sent the text below to the r-sig-finance list: The organizing committee for the R/Finance 2011 conference is pleased to announce the availability of presentation slides from the 3rd annual R/Finance conference. This year's two-day conference...

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R / Finance 2011 presentations

I just sent the text below to the r-sig-finance list: The organizing committee for the R/Finance 2011 conference is pleased to announce the availability of presentation slides from the 3rd annual R/Finance conference. This year's two-day conference...

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