Soccer Team

“It Depends.” This phrase is a running joke at the Institute for all of the statistical questions one may ever have: Is your R-squared value good enough? Should you take an order one difference? Ensemble? It also happens to be the mantra of the undefeated Institute for Advanced Analytics Football Continue reading Soccer Team

Women at the Institute

I came to this program after a decade of calling myself an economist. Even in the last year and a half when that hasn’t been my job title, I’ve clung to it on the grounds that economics shapes much of how I understand the world and work within it. That Continue reading Women at the Institute

Bond, James Bond

Despite a plethora of franchise reboots occurring over the last decade, one that has always stood the test of time is James Bond. Whether due to the presence of fancy cars and gadgets, formulaic villains, or just the British accents, the franchise continues to consistently attract American audiences. With Spectre, Continue reading Bond, James Bond

Plot Your Data

Visual data exploration or how filters will change your life Plotting your data is a necessary first step with any large data set driven project whether that is forecasting, predictive modeling or just providing summary statistical insights. There are many ways to plot in as many software packages as you Continue reading Plot Your Data