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Cool graph on global migration flows and more...
Just a few links, mostly on migration: Global migration in two decades: This study has been out a while, but if you have not seen this nice graphic presentation on global migration flows by a group of Austrian geographers/demographers, here is the link . Th...
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Immigration in the Heartland
Blogging has slowed down with other summer plans, and I still probably won't post anything at length in the next few days as I make final touches on a research proposal and update the qv package for Stata. Meanwhile, some really nice journalism by Damien Ca...
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Brain drain and adaptation of Taiwanese immigrnats in the U.S.
I happen to be re-reading Hsian-Shui Chen's Chinatown No More: Taiwan Immigrants in Contemporary New York (1992, Cornell University Press) this week .  In studying different types of Taiwanese immigrants in New York during the late '80s, Chen main conclusio...
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Since I am wrapping up on the current analysis, here are a couple of R functions to share for whoever is still using lmer from the pre-1.x version lme4 (not ready to upgrade as yet--too many codes would require updates). These were pretty handy for summariz...
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An R detour to where I started: trouble with versions and Rtools
(I did not expect the first post to be about technical detours, but I figure this experience was worth documenting to R users who need to deal with different versions. If you like to skip details about the detour, just scroll to the button for a constructiv...
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An R detour to where I started: trouble with versions and Rtools
(I did not expect the first post to be about technical detours, but I figure this experience was worth documenting to R users who need to deal with different versions. If you like to skip details about the detour, just scroll to the button for a constructiv...
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