Articles by R on carl b frederick

Concentration of Senate Representation

July 13, 2018 | R on carl b frederick

Recently saw this tweet I want to repeat a statistic I use in every talk: by 2040 or so, 70 percent of Americans will live in 15 states. Meaning 30 percent will choose 70 senators. And the 30% will be older, whiter, more rural, more male than the 70 percent. Unsettling to say the least https://t....
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Using R to Create Google Maps

February 8, 2018 | R on carl b frederick

Google maps are a great way to share maps that users can interact with and customize for their own purposes. The RgoogleMaps (Loecher and Ropkins 2015) and ggmap (Kahle and Wickham 2013) packages are great tools to download static map queries from Google maps and plot over them. There are some helpful ...
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