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Microeconomic Theory and Linear Regression (Part 1)

April 14, 2017
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Microeconomic Theory and Linear Regression (Part 1)

Introduction Last week I found a lot of materials I used as teaching assistant. Among those materials I found some class notes from Arne Henningsen, the author of micEcon R package. I'll use that package and some others to show some concepts from Microeconomic Theory. Packages installation: #install.packages(c("micEcon","lmtest","bbmle","miscTools")) library(micEcon) library(lmtest) library(stats4) #this is a...

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Impact of omitted variables on estimating causal effects – simulations

April 14, 2017
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Impact of omitted variables on estimating causal effects – simulations

The story so far Last week I looked at a few related methods of investigating causality with observational data, where the treatment is expected to be received by observational units (people or firms)… in a way that is structurally related to ...

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RcppArmadillo 0.7.800.2.0

April 13, 2017
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RcppArmadillo 0.7.800.2.0

A new RcppArmadillo version 0.7.800.2.0 is now on CRAN. Armadillo is a powerful and expressive C++ template library for linear algebra aiming towards a good balance between speed and ease of use with a syntax deliberately close to a Matlab. RcppArma...

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March ’17 New Package Picks

April 13, 2017
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March ’17 New Package Picks

Two hundred and sixteen new packages were added to CRAN in March. The following are my picks for the Top Forty, organized into five categories: Bioscience, Data, Data Science, Statistics and Utilities. Bioscience BioInstaller v0.0.3: Provides tools to install and download massive bioinformatics analysis software and database, such as NGS analysis tools with its required database or/and reference...

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March ’17 New Package Picks

April 13, 2017
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March ’17 New Package Picks

Two hundred and sixteen new packages were added to CRAN in March. The following are my picks for the Top Forty, organized into five categories: Bioscience, Data, Data Science, Statistics and Utilities. Bioscience BioInstaller v0.0.3: Provides tools to install and download massive bioinformatics analysis software and database, such as NGS analysis tools with its required database or/and reference...

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Data Amp: a major on-line Microsoft event, April 19

April 12, 2017
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Data Amp: a major on-line Microsoft event, April 19

This coming Wednesday, April 19 at 8AM Pacific Time (click for your local time), Microsoft will be hosting a major on-line event of interest to anyone working with big data, analytics, and artificial intelligence: Microsoft Data Amp. During Data Amp, Executive Vice President Scott Guthrie and Corporate Vice President Joseph Sirosh will share how Microsoft’s latest innovations put data,...

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Exploring propensity score matching and weighting

April 8, 2017
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Exploring propensity score matching and weighting

This post jots down some playing around with the pros, cons and limits of propensity score matching or weighting for causal social science research. Intro to propensity score matching One is often faced with an analytical question about causality and effect sizes when the only data around is from a quasi-experiment, not the random controlled trial one would hope for....

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Bio7 2.5 for Windows and Linux Released

April 7, 2017
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Bio7 2.5 for Windows and Linux Released

07.04.2017 A new release of Bio7 is available for Windows (64-bit) and Linux (64-bit). The MacOSX version will be released soon, too. This release comes with a plethora of new functions for R. General Bio7 is now based on Eclipse 4.6.3 Redesigned all Bio7 icons and created new icons, too Nearly all icons are now

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Organizing DataFest the tidy way

April 4, 2017
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Organizing DataFest the tidy way

Organizing an event can be a full-time task in and of its own. I have been organizing ASA DataFest for six years at Duke, and over this time, the number of participants has grown from 23 students from Duke only, to 360 students from seven area schools this year! First, a bit about ASA DataFest: ASA DataFest is a data...

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Organizing DataFest the tidy way

April 4, 2017
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Organizing DataFest the tidy way

Organizing an event can be a full-time task in and of its own. I have been organizing ASA DataFest for six years at Duke, and over this time, the number of participants has grown from 23 students from Duke only, to 360 students from seven area schools this year! First, a bit about ASA DataFest: ASA DataFest is a data...

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