Global Statistical Literacy

Global Statistical Literacy

What we can learn from national newspapers

In his Synthesis Report on the Post-2015 Agenda “The Road to Dignity by 2030”, former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for a transformative agenda and stressed that “the world must acquire a new data literacy

Matching Algorithms

Matching Algorithms

Algorithms for matching problems

R package matchingMarkets contains code for algorithms to find stable matchings in the three most common matching problems: stable roommates, college admissions, and house allocation.

Global Aid Flows

Global Aid Flows

Visualising aid flows on development data

As the global development community promotes the concept of a Data Revolution, we are once again taking stock of what resources are being directed to statistical systems.

Matching for Microcredit

Matching for Microcredit

Market design approaches to financial inclusion

In many of the poorest countries, informal micro-enterprises account for more than 2/3 of economic activities. However, micro-entrepreneurs often find it difficult to grow their businesses

Matching für Mikrokredit

Matching für Mikrokredit

Marktdesign-Ansätze für finanzielle Integration

In vielen der ärmsten Länder machen Kleinstunternehmen über 2/3 der wirtschaftlichen Aktivität aus. Dabei ist die Entwicklung dieser Unternehmen oft eingeschränkt,

Matching Markets

Matching Markets

Sorting bias in endogenous groups

Ever worked with grouped data where group membership wasn’t random? Did you correct for endogeneous matching? Here’s why you should.

Interactive Charts

Interactive Charts

Open-source data visualisations

I'm sharing some inspiring visualisations I explored with workshop participants at a datavis workshop in Ghana this week. They provide an overview of popular software packages for interactive graphs.