Merging Innumerable Tables into LaTeX? (Mac OS/X)

Sometimes you simply have to run models that test dozens of different hypotheses and therefore are left with a lot of output to work through.  For example, if I'm interested in how crops respond to extreme heat, there's a bevy of specifications to work through, but more importantly, numerous crops to test.  I use the … Continue reading Merging Innumerable Tables into LaTeX? (Mac OS/X)

On Working with India’s NSS Data in an OS/X Environment

I've shifted gears after spending the last few months with district-level data and begun getting my hands dirty with the National Sample Survey data the Indian government regularly compiles.  If you're familiar with the flat text/ASCII approach to digging out your data, you understand the unwieldiness of this format in which variables are created from … Continue reading On Working with India’s NSS Data in an OS/X Environment

Calculating degree days with NumPy

Michael Roberts offers an extremely helpful post at G-FEED, including R code for generating the season growing degree days measure used in the seminal Schlenker Roberts 2009 paper on nonlinear crop responses to temperature.  Since many of the papers claiming to follow the approach don't actually adhere to it, he's posted code in the interest … Continue reading Calculating degree days with NumPy