Padma Shri’s over the Years

Padma Shri (or Padmashree) is the fourth highest civilian award given by the Indian government after the Bharat Ratna, the Padma Vibhushan, and the Padma Bhushan. The awards are given for excellence in all fields of activities – disciplines such as art, literature and education, sports, medicine, social work, science and engineering, public affairs, civil […]

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GIYF

A nice little trick to scrape some data from a list or a table on website is by using the ‘ImportHTML’ function in Google Sheets/Docs. The ‘IMPORTHTML’ function takes 3 parameters – url – the url of the page you want to scrape query – ‘list’ or ‘table’ html element that contains the data index […]

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The Dummy Variable

In statistics and econometrics, a dummy variable is used to represent either the presence or absence of some categorical effect. In Field Experiments, dummy variable is used to distinguish different treatment groups – control group or treatment group. Also a cool name for blog which will most likely be about data, statistics and economics. More […]

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