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Investigating the relationship between gold and bitcoin prices with R.

April 15, 2014
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Investigating the relationship between gold and bitcoin prices with R.

Image by Ennio Pozzetti   In this post I will explore some of the movements in markets in recent years, these movements have caught many by surprise resulting in some people unexpectedly striking it rich while others have lost a great deal. I am no financial advisor, nor do I have a background in financial

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Use of freqparcoord for Regression Diagnostics

April 14, 2014
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Use of freqparcoord for Regression Diagnostics

This is the third in my series of three posts on my package freqparcoord with Yingkang Xie. (My next post after this will show how to use R to explore one of my favorite examples of “what can go wrong” in statistics.) Here is a very brief review of my previous posts regarding freqparcoord. A

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Use of freqparcoord for Regression Diagnostics

April 14, 2014
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Use of freqparcoord for Regression Diagnostics

This is the third in my series of three posts on my package freqparcoord with Yingkang Xie. (My next post after this will show how to use R to explore one of my favorite examples of “what can go wrong” in statistics.) Here is a very brief review of my previous posts regarding freqparcoord. A

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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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Public Universities Should Use Open Source Software

April 14, 2014
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Public Universities Should Use Open Source Software

(This article was first published on Econometrics by Simulation, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) The Homeless Econometrician: Black Box Software Choosing to go open source is a big deal.  It means that when asking for help or new improvements you are dealing with a highly active and generous user community which enjoys helping instead of a corporation which needs...

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Regular expressions in R vs RStudio

April 14, 2014
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Regular expressions in R vs RStudio

The 'regex' family of languages and commands is used for manipulating text strings. More specifically, regular expressions are typically used for finding specific patterns of characters and replacing them with others. These technique have a range of applications and R's base installation has powerful regex tools (not to mention add-on packages for string manipulation such as stringr). Yet regex in R is cause of...

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Regular expressions in R vs RStudio

April 14, 2014
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Regular expressions in R vs RStudio

The 'regex' family of languages and commands is used for manipulating text strings. More specifically, regular expressions are typically used for finding specific patterns of characters and replacing them with others. These technique have a range of applications and R's base installation has powerful regex tools (not to mention add-on packages for string manipulation such as stringr). Yet regex in R is cause of...

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Survey: Computing Your Own Post-Stratification Weights in R

April 13, 2014
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Social Science Goes R: Weighted Survey Data Survey Data: Computing Your Own Weights The second installment in my series on working with survey data in R explains how to compute your own post-stratification weights to use with survey data. For a more...

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R 3.1.0 is released!

April 10, 2014
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R 3.1.0 is released!

R 3.1.0 (codename “Spring Dance“) was released today! You can get the source code from http://cran.r-project.org/src/base/R-3/R-3.1.0.tar.gz or wait for it to be mirrored at a CRAN site nearer to you. Binaries for various platforms will appear in due course. The full list of new features and bug fixes is provided below. Upgrading to R 3.1.0 You can

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