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ISI Karl Pearson Prize for 2017

ISI Karl Pearson Prize for 2017

Recently I was privileged to sit on the committee that selects the winner of the Karl Pearson Prize. KP was, of course, an early mathematical statistician, famous for many commonly-used statistical methods and tools including histograms, the correlatio...

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Academic vacancies at Monash

Academic vacancies at Monash

We are hiring again, at all academic levels. While all fields of specialisation within econometrics and statistics are open, expertise in any of Business Analytics, Data Science, Applied Econometrics and Actuarial Science is particularly encouraged. A...

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Handgun acquisitions in California after two mass shootings

Handgun acquisitions in California after two mass shootings

My new paper (Studdert et al, 2017) on “Handgun acquisitions in California after two mass shootings” has been attracting some press. Here are some of the news items I’ve found: CBC CNN Daily Wire EurekaAlert! Guns Healio KernGolden...

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Handgun acquisitions in California after two mass shootings

Handgun acquisitions in California after two mass shootings

My new paper (Studdert et al, 2017) on “Handgun acquisitions in California after two mass shootings” has been attracting some press. Here are some of the news items I’ve found: CBC CNN Daily Wire EurekaAlert! Guns Healio KernGolden...

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Monthly seasonality

Monthly seasonality

I regularly get asked why I don’t consider monthly seasonality in my models for daily or sub-daily time series. For example, this recent comment on my post on seasonal periods, or this comment on my post on daily data. The fact is, I’ve nev...

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Monthly seasonality

Monthly seasonality

I regularly get asked why I don’t consider monthly seasonality in my models for daily or sub-daily time series. For example, this recent comment on my post on seasonal periods, or this comment on my post on daily data. The fact is, I’ve nev...

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Converting to blogdown

Converting to blogdown

This website has gone through several major updates over the years. It began in 1993 as some handcrafted html files, transitioned to Joomla and later to Wordpress. Then it slowly grew into a collection of ten connected Wordpress installations that beca...

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Software for honours students

Software for honours students

I spoke to our new crop of honours students this morning. Here are my slides, example files and links. Managing References Mendeley Zotero Paperpile Data analysis and computation Download R Download Rstudio Online R tutorial R packages for ...

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Software for honours students

Software for honours students

I spoke to our new crop of honours students this morning. Here are my slides, example files and links. Managing References Mendeley Zotero Paperpile Data analysis and computation Download R Download Rstudio Online R tutorial R packages for ...

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Monash Rmarkdown templates on github

Monash Rmarkdown templates on github

My Rmarkdown templates for staff and students in my department are now available as github repositories. MonashThesis: For PhD theses. MonashBeamer: For beamer slides. MonashWP: For working papers. Feel free to fork and adapt to your own purposes.

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