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COVAX Part 1: Overview of the fair allocation mechanism

February 7, 2021 | R Bloggers on

In this post I briefly discuss the current WHO proposal for the global allocation of the COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Facility, as well as the February 3 interim distribution forecast for the initial allocation of vaccines to COVAX participating countries. Based on the latest available public information, my calculations for ...
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COVID-19 Tracker: Days since N

March 18, 2020 | R Bloggers on

There’s no shortage of dashboards and data-visualizations covering some aspect of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but not having come across a tool that allowed me to easily compare countries myself, I developed this COVID-19 Tracker shiny app both...
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Money, market value and competition in modern football

February 6, 2020 | R Bloggers on

In this blog post, I use the market value estimations from the Transfermrkt website to evaluate the influence of money in the top-tier of European football. I trace the evolution of market value for the top 5 European leagues, compute a measure of the market concentration as a proxy for competitiveness ...
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Stata to R cheatsheet for Econometrics

October 10, 2019 | R Bloggers on

Within the field, Stata is the dominant software package for economists. I suspect a large portion of universities, like mine, still do alot of their teaching using it, and given its outsized influence, it’s probably still important to know how to us...
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