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Data management and missing data

10 minute read

A lot can go wrong between raw data and processed data used for analysis. Here is one post-mortem example and a plot that can help identify issues for countr...

Moving from Wordpress to Jekyll

5 minute read

I moved my home page and blog from Wordpress to Jekyll over the past week, thanks to a small break in regular work. I’ve been using Wordpress.com since 2011,...

3d surface plots of GDP vs. event data

2 minute read

A while ago I wrote a post about how the patterns by which data for cross-national datasets observed over multiple periods, e.g. with country-year or country...