Category Archives: analytical methods

Posts about how to analyze and interpret data.

Statistically, Santorum is the anti-Paul

An interesting way to look at the results of the Iowa Caucuses is to view each county as an individual data point. This gives us a convenient set of 99 data points and yields some insight into the Iowa voter, … Continue reading

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California’s Housing Bubble in Case-Shiller Data

The irrational exuberance experienced by California housing market participants stands in sharp contrast to the relatively stable valuations seen in non-bubble markets. While the low tier of the Atlanta market has declined dramatically in the last two years, the Atlanta … Continue reading

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Feb 2011 LAOC Case-Shiller Review

Case-Shiller Tiered Indexes, Jan 1987-Feb 2011, LAOC All data from Standard & Poors’ Case-Shiller Index The above chart reviews the long-term history of housing prices in the Los Angeles & Orange County (LAOC) market. While the LAOC market had a … Continue reading

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