In this post I will show my first try at a commodity index substitute. Regular readers know my frustration with proprietary data as I try to demonstrate various techniques to users who might not have the resources to pay for the data. I hav...

Another book I received from the Short Book Reviews section of the International Statistical Review is Everitt’s and Hothorn’s Handbook of statistical analyses using R. Here is a version of my book review. This book is the second (blue) edition of a successful (violet) handbook that can benefit a wide audience interested in using