Links

Classes

  • Nick Huntington-Klein’s ECON 305, “Economics, Causality, and Analytics”
    • “a new kind of econometrics class that puts causality and programming skills first, before regression or anything else.”
  • Grant McDermott’s EC607, “Environmental Economics and Data Science”

Books

Data

Collections of datasets

UBC

  • HRMS: Salary and expense reimbursements (need to be on campus or on VPN).
  • FSC: Get classlists and submit grades.

Code

TeX

R

R Packages

  • tmap: Create decent maps quickly. Probably not a full replacement for publication-quality maps with ggplot2, though.
  • modelsummary: the stargazer killer?
  • datadrivencv: reduce the burden of maintaining a CV
  • {disk.frame}: Manipulate larger-than-memory datasets (similar to Spark, Dask, JuliaDB)
  • pacman - Package manager for R
  • fixest: Fast(est?) fixed effect estimation, includes non-linear approaches.
  • gghighlight
  • cowplot (Clause Wilke)
  • glue: Easily combine strings.
  • patchwork: Easily lay out ggplot figures.
  • huxtable: Output formatted tables.
  • qs: Faster drop-resplacement for saveRDS and readRDS. Similar to FST, but can work on any type of object.

Conferences

On writing