This is a repository of coding annoyances I have had to deal with in my research.
Mar 30, 2018
Fed Districts Map with D3
The goal is to generate a map of the 12 Federal Reserve Districts using d3.js.Read more ...
Jan 3, 2017
FOMC dotplot with D3 and Python
The FOMC's dotplot is part of the Summary of Economic Projections (SEPs) released 4 times per year along with the policy decision statement on the 2nd, 4th, 6th, and 8th meetings of the FOMC. It shows the views of each of the FOMC's participants regarding the end-of-year level of the fed funds rate over the next few years and in the longer run.Read more ...
Jul 6, 2016
Choropleth maps with D3, Python, and data from FRED
I often need to create simple thematic maps of the Fourth Federal Reserve District, for example of the unemployment rate by county. The data are readily available from FRED, but using ArcView is no fun.Read more ...
Sep 25, 2014
Export PNG charts from Excel
Excel cannot directly export charts orRead more ...
Save Asin other image formats, but with a simple macro one can export charts in
PNGformat. This format is great for including charts in LaTeX documents with
Aug 1, 2014
Pandoc, beamer, MAKE workflow
The goal is to produce a nicely formatted beamer presentation in pdf format without losing focus away from the slides content by constantly meddling with the latex styles.Read more ...
Apr 1, 2014
How to collaborate with Scientific Workplace users
When writing papers in latex, I usually use WinEdt and MikTeX (more recently, I started using SublimeText with TexLive), but most of my co-authors only use ScientificWorkplace with the dated TrueTeX latex engine.Read more ...
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