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2sls

Hand Coding Instumental Variables

2 minute read

In a previous post we discussed the linear model and how to write a function that performs a linear regression. In this post we will use that linear model fu...

DiD

R

sigmoid package

less than 1 minute read

The sigmoid package makes it easy to become familiar with the way neural networks work by demonstrating the key concepts using straightforward code examples.

Handcoding a Panel Model

2 minute read

The most basic panel estimation is the Pooled OLS model, this model combines all data across indices and performs a regular Ordinary Least Squares Estimation.

Hand Coding Instumental Variables

2 minute read

In a previous post we discussed the linear model and how to write a function that performs a linear regression. In this post we will use that linear model fu...

learNN package

1 minute read

The learNN package makes it easy to become familiar with the way neural networks work by demonstrating the key concepts using straightforward code examples....

Linear Model and Neural Network

2 minute read

In this short post I want to quickly demonstrate how the most basic neural network (no hidden layer) gives us the same results as the linear model.

WIOD data sets package

less than 1 minute read

The wiod package is now available on CRAN. The package contains the complete WIOD data sets, in a format compatible with the decompr and gvc package.

Hand Coding Categorical Variables

7 minute read

In last week’s posts we discussed handcoding a linear model and writing a convenient function for this, in today’s post we will take this a step further by i...

introducing diagonals

4 minute read

A new R package diagonals is now available on CRAN. The package implements several tools for dealing with fat diagonals on matrices, such as this one:

plot.ly

less than 1 minute read

Quick experiment on embedding plot.ly graphics.

diagonals in a network

2 minute read

A typical example in which diagonals can be helpful is Social Network Analysis. For example, if we use matrices to represent friendship perceptions between i...

gvc package on CRAN

less than 1 minute read

A new R package gvc is now available on CRAN. The package implements several global value chain indicators

decompr on CRAN

1 minute read

I am proud to announce that after a few emails back and forth with Prof. Brian Ripley, which consisted mostly of me appologising for not following the proper...

Data Science Specialisation

3 minute read

Yesterday the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health published a post about their Data Science Specialisation on the online MOOC platform Coursera.

Learning R and Git

3 minute read

In yesterday’s post I discussed some of the principles I use to make my work replicable and - to an extent - reproducible. In this post I want to collect som...

The decompr package

21 minute read

I am proud to announce the beta version of the decompr R package. The package implements Export Decomposition using the Wang-Wei-Zhu (Wang, Wei, and Zhu 2013...

ggvis, shiny, and HTML5 slides

4 minute read

ggvis is wonderful new tool to create interactive graphics, which was build with Shiny apps in mind. In this post I will go over how you can create a Shiny a...

RNN

africa

Promoting Content in Africa

4 minute read

In the keynote at African Peering Forum (AfPIF) 2016 I presented the Promoting Content in Africa report written together with Michael Kende, these are the...

bargaining power

Male/Female Bargaining Power and Child Growth

less than 1 minute read

Increased male bargaining power in households causes greater expenditure on food, an improvement in Weight-for-Age Z-scores in young children, and a deterior...

categorical variable

Hand Coding Categorical Variables

7 minute read

In last week’s posts we discussed handcoding a linear model and writing a convenient function for this, in today’s post we will take this a step further by i...

child growth

Male/Female Bargaining Power and Child Growth

less than 1 minute read

Increased male bargaining power in households causes greater expenditure on food, an improvement in Weight-for-Age Z-scores in young children, and a deterior...

cran

gvc package on CRAN

less than 1 minute read

A new R package gvc is now available on CRAN. The package implements several global value chain indicators

decompr on CRAN

1 minute read

I am proud to announce that after a few emails back and forth with Prof. Brian Ripley, which consisted mostly of me appologising for not following the proper...

data science

Data Science Specialisation

3 minute read

Yesterday the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health published a post about their Data Science Specialisation on the online MOOC platform Coursera.

decompr

WIOD data sets package

less than 1 minute read

The wiod package is now available on CRAN. The package contains the complete WIOD data sets, in a format compatible with the decompr and gvc package.

gvc package on CRAN

less than 1 minute read

A new R package gvc is now available on CRAN. The package implements several global value chain indicators

decompr on CRAN

1 minute read

I am proud to announce that after a few emails back and forth with Prof. Brian Ripley, which consisted mostly of me appologising for not following the proper...

The decompr package

21 minute read

I am proud to announce the beta version of the decompr R package. The package implements Export Decomposition using the Wang-Wei-Zhu (Wang, Wei, and Zhu 2013...

descent

diagonals

introducing diagonals

4 minute read

A new R package diagonals is now available on CRAN. The package implements several tools for dealing with fat diagonals on matrices, such as this one:

diagonals in a network

2 minute read

A typical example in which diagonals can be helpful is Social Network Analysis. For example, if we use matrices to represent friendship perceptions between i...

dropout

learNN package

1 minute read

The learNN package makes it easy to become familiar with the way neural networks work by demonstrating the key concepts using straightforward code examples....

dummy variable

Hand Coding Categorical Variables

7 minute read

In last week’s posts we discussed handcoding a linear model and writing a convenient function for this, in today’s post we will take this a step further by i...

education

Learning R and Git

3 minute read

In yesterday’s post I discussed some of the principles I use to make my work replicable and - to an extent - reproducible. In this post I want to collect som...

function

ggvis

ggvis, shiny, and HTML5 slides

4 minute read

ggvis is wonderful new tool to create interactive graphics, which was build with Shiny apps in mind. In this post I will go over how you can create a Shiny a...

gradient

gvc

WIOD data sets package

less than 1 minute read

The wiod package is now available on CRAN. The package contains the complete WIOD data sets, in a format compatible with the decompr and gvc package.

gvc package on CRAN

less than 1 minute read

A new R package gvc is now available on CRAN. The package implements several global value chain indicators

decompr on CRAN

1 minute read

I am proud to announce that after a few emails back and forth with Prof. Brian Ripley, which consisted mostly of me appologising for not following the proper...

The decompr package

21 minute read

I am proud to announce the beta version of the decompr R package. The package implements Export Decomposition using the Wang-Wei-Zhu (Wang, Wei, and Zhu 2013...

hand coding

Hand Coding Instumental Variables

2 minute read

In a previous post we discussed the linear model and how to write a function that performs a linear regression. In this post we will use that linear model fu...

hilton

learNN package

1 minute read

The learNN package makes it easy to become familiar with the way neural networks work by demonstrating the key concepts using straightforward code examples....

html5

ggvis, shiny, and HTML5 slides

4 minute read

ggvis is wonderful new tool to create interactive graphics, which was build with Shiny apps in mind. In this post I will go over how you can create a Shiny a...

hypthesis

instumental variables

Hand Coding Instumental Variables

2 minute read

In a previous post we discussed the linear model and how to write a function that performs a linear regression. In this post we will use that linear model fu...

internet

Promoting Content in Africa

4 minute read

In the keynote at African Peering Forum (AfPIF) 2016 I presented the Promoting Content in Africa report written together with Michael Kende, these are the...

internet access

internet demand

iv

Hand Coding Instumental Variables

2 minute read

In a previous post we discussed the linear model and how to write a function that performs a linear regression. In this post we will use that linear model fu...

learning

Learning R and Git

3 minute read

In yesterday’s post I discussed some of the principles I use to make my work replicable and - to an extent - reproducible. In this post I want to collect som...

linear model

Handcoding a Panel Model

2 minute read

The most basic panel estimation is the Pooled OLS model, this model combines all data across indices and performs a regular Ordinary Least Squares Estimation.

Hand Coding Instumental Variables

2 minute read

In a previous post we discussed the linear model and how to write a function that performs a linear regression. In this post we will use that linear model fu...

Linear Model and Neural Network

2 minute read

In this short post I want to quickly demonstrate how the most basic neural network (no hidden layer) gives us the same results as the linear model.

Hand Coding Categorical Variables

7 minute read

In last week’s posts we discussed handcoding a linear model and writing a convenient function for this, in today’s post we will take this a step further by i...

lm

Hand Coding Instumental Variables

2 minute read

In a previous post we discussed the linear model and how to write a function that performs a linear regression. In this post we will use that linear model fu...

Hand Coding Categorical Variables

7 minute read

In last week’s posts we discussed handcoding a linear model and writing a convenient function for this, in today’s post we will take this a step further by i...

local content

Promoting Content in Africa

4 minute read

In the keynote at African Peering Forum (AfPIF) 2016 I presented the Promoting Content in Africa report written together with Michael Kende, these are the...

logit model. glm model

machine learning

learNN package

1 minute read

The learNN package makes it easy to become familiar with the way neural networks work by demonstrating the key concepts using straightforward code examples....

Linear Model and Neural Network

2 minute read

In this short post I want to quickly demonstrate how the most basic neural network (no hidden layer) gives us the same results as the linear model.

matrix

introducing diagonals

4 minute read

A new R package diagonals is now available on CRAN. The package implements several tools for dealing with fat diagonals on matrices, such as this one:

mooc

Data Science Specialisation

3 minute read

Yesterday the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health published a post about their Data Science Specialisation on the online MOOC platform Coursera.

network

diagonals in a network

2 minute read

A typical example in which diagonals can be helpful is Social Network Analysis. For example, if we use matrices to represent friendship perceptions between i...

neural network

sigmoid package

less than 1 minute read

The sigmoid package makes it easy to become familiar with the way neural networks work by demonstrating the key concepts using straightforward code examples.

learNN package

1 minute read

The learNN package makes it easy to become familiar with the way neural networks work by demonstrating the key concepts using straightforward code examples....

Linear Model and Neural Network

2 minute read

In this short post I want to quickly demonstrate how the most basic neural network (no hidden layer) gives us the same results as the linear model.

ols

Hand Coding Categorical Variables

7 minute read

In last week’s posts we discussed handcoding a linear model and writing a convenient function for this, in today’s post we will take this a step further by i...

package

introducing diagonals

4 minute read

A new R package diagonals is now available on CRAN. The package implements several tools for dealing with fat diagonals on matrices, such as this one:

gvc package on CRAN

less than 1 minute read

A new R package gvc is now available on CRAN. The package implements several global value chain indicators

decompr on CRAN

1 minute read

I am proud to announce that after a few emails back and forth with Prof. Brian Ripley, which consisted mostly of me appologising for not following the proper...

The decompr package

21 minute read

I am proud to announce the beta version of the decompr R package. The package implements Export Decomposition using the Wang-Wei-Zhu (Wang, Wei, and Zhu 2013...

panel data

Handcoding a Panel Model

2 minute read

The most basic panel estimation is the Pooled OLS model, this model combines all data across indices and performs a regular Ordinary Least Squares Estimation.

panel model

Handcoding a Panel Model

2 minute read

The most basic panel estimation is the Pooled OLS model, this model combines all data across indices and performs a regular Ordinary Least Squares Estimation.

plotly

plot.ly

less than 1 minute read

Quick experiment on embedding plot.ly graphics.

power

programming

promoting content

Promoting Content in Africa

4 minute read

In the keynote at African Peering Forum (AfPIF) 2016 I presented the Promoting Content in Africa report written together with Michael Kende, these are the...

recurrent neural network

shiny

ggvis, shiny, and HTML5 slides

4 minute read

ggvis is wonderful new tool to create interactive graphics, which was build with Shiny apps in mind. In this post I will go over how you can create a Shiny a...

sigmoid

sigmoid package

less than 1 minute read

The sigmoid package makes it easy to become familiar with the way neural networks work by demonstrating the key concepts using straightforward code examples.

slides

ggvis, shiny, and HTML5 slides

4 minute read

ggvis is wonderful new tool to create interactive graphics, which was build with Shiny apps in mind. In this post I will go over how you can create a Shiny a...

social

diagonals in a network

2 minute read

A typical example in which diagonals can be helpful is Social Network Analysis. For example, if we use matrices to represent friendship perceptions between i...

test

tsls

Hand Coding Instumental Variables

2 minute read

In a previous post we discussed the linear model and how to write a function that performs a linear regression. In this post we will use that linear model fu...

wiod

WIOD data sets package

less than 1 minute read

The wiod package is now available on CRAN. The package contains the complete WIOD data sets, in a format compatible with the decompr and gvc package.