Dataset of playing statistics and birthplace information for every person to have played test rugby for the major nations. Python and R code used to webscrape and construct the data is also available. Download everything from the GitHub repository above. An analysis of the data can be found in this blog post. You can find media coverage of the data at Newsroom and Reuters.
The NBER Stata command taxsim9 calculates federal and state income tax liability using 21 input variables. However, these variables do not include taxable income. Kyle Rozema and I therefore wrote Stata and Matlab programs to calculate US federal tax liability and marginal tax rates from nominal taxable income for years 1913 to 2013. Visit the GitHub repository above for installation instructions.
R package co-authored with Yuxin Chen, Alice Chou and Lars Vilhuber that provides an interface for implementing the source C++ programs of the statistical model proposed in Synthesizing Truncated Count Data for Confidentiality by Sam Hawala, Jerry Reiter and Quanli Wang. Sponsored under NSF grant SES-1131897 to Cornell. Visit the GitHub repository above for instructions.
These notes form part of a workshop for the annual High Performance Computing for Economists camp held at Cornell University. The goal of the camp is to showcase high-performance techniques and tools targetted at 2nd year PhD students in economics and other social sciences. Trimmed down versions are also available: Command Line Slides, Git Slides.
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