Potpourri: Statistics #53

Why so much hate against propensity score matching?
R for Political Data
Data Science Foundations: Know your data. Really, really, know it
P-values 101: An attempt at an intuitive but mathematically correct explanation
Merging Comparative Manifesto Project and ParlGov cabinet composition data at the party-level
Choropleth maps with R – the Belgian edition
Web Data Scraping
Interpretable Machine Learning: A Guide for Making Black Box Models Explainable
Chidi’s budget and utility: doing algebra and calculus with R and yacas
FR2E: Intro to R Using Afrobarometer Data
The New Heuristics
You Need to Start Branding Your Graphs. Here’s How, with ggplot!

R Screencast Tutorials (from Quantitative Social Science Data with R: An Introduction):
Introduction to R and R Studio
Finding Data
Data Management
Variables & Manipulation
Univariate & Descriptive Statistics
Visualising Data
Hypothesis Testing
Bivariate Analysis
Linear Regression & Model Building
OLS Assumptions & Diagnostic Testing
Putting it all Together