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Bias in Federal Reserve Inflation Forecasts

May 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Bias in Federal Reserve Inflation Forecasts: Christopher Gandrud uses ggplot2 to visualize potential partisan bias in US Federal Reserve inflation forecasts as a PhD student at the London School of Economics. [Read more...]

How-to Extract Text From Multiple Websites with R

February 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

I have been meaning to post this slideshow for awhile now. It gives a brief introduction to using R for scraping text from multiple websites. It includes some basic debugging, because R sometimes misses a website.Just click the arrows to change the sli...
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Update to Partisan Bias in Fed Inflation Forecasts

February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Since I'm in the depths of PhD thesis revisions I haven't had much time to do much other than update previous posts (see my Stata Country Standardizer Update).Here is an update of an earlier post about possible partisan biases in US Federal Reserve sta...
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Partisan Bias in Fed Inflation Forecasts?

December 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Following on from my previous post about US Federal Reserve inflation forecast errors, I decided to put together a descriptive graph to see if there might be a partisan bias to these forecast erros. Also, given all of the work in the political eco...
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