# 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