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Predicting Home Price Trends Based on Economic Factors (With Python)

Home price prediction can be extremely simple, from rough ballpark figures of your neighbourhood homes, to extremely complex and predicting the national trend for homes in a country. It is a classic Machine Learning problem, one used by Real Estate professionals the world over. Most of the factors that affect home prices in USA have […]

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What is Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) & Why Does it Matter?

Arti Agarwal · What is Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) & Why Does it Matter? GDP or Gross Domestic Product is a measure of how much the population of a country is contributing to its economic growth, and hence, how much the country as a whole is prosperous or economically fit. While the GDP is one […]

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Causes of Involuntary Unemployment

Unemployment is making the headlines every day, in some part of the world. Yet, not many people fully understand the mechanics of unemployment, its many types or many causes. For good reason though, because the economics of unemployment can be rather complex, if not abstruse. Firstly, it is important to distinguish between involuntary unemployment and […]

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Making Sense of COVID19 Data

It is mid July. Most people have been sort of following the news on COVID19 for four months, trying to make sense of it all. After all, it is not every day that the world gets hit by a pandemic and all future plans lie in a state of suspension until who knows when, and […]

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Is Technology Only as Ethical As the People Wielding It?

Technology is created by humans. Humans do not come in packages of “ethical” and “unethical.” Which is the primary reason why identifying ethical and unethical usage of technology is a rum business. Since time immemorial, human progress has led to unprecedented discoveries, inventions and innovations. Yet, with the passage of time, the challenges, limitations and […]

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Opening Up the Economy: Containing the Spread of the Corona Virus in Public Spaces

The nature of the Corona Virus has most of the scientific community bewildered. It gives flashbacks to The Contagion. But technology and scientific progress have come a long way since the movie was released. As of today, in a span of just 6 months, a lot of research has been done, and new methodologies for […]

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The Switch to Ghost

As someone who writes a lot, and has written on almost all blogging platforms in the last 10 years, switching to Ghost to start this publication was a weighed decision. I wanted  to take a moment to outline the reasons for this switch, and why I think it makes sense for most serious writers across […]

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Google Silently Chucked the Dot (.) in Gmail Addresses; Chaos Followed

Gmail was the most popular fad in the early 2000’s when it was rolled out as an invite only free email service by Google. Everyone I knew wanted one. What I did not know was that Gmail would, at any random time, change the rules of the email addresses, without any announcement, without as much […]

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Farmer Bills: India’s Step Towards Free Market Economics in Agriculture

Agriculture is the oldest source of employment and wealth generation for India. It affects the life of every single citizen of the country—it provides us with food and the raw materials for scores of items consumed every day. Several other sectors are directly or indirectly dependent on the agriculture sector. The Green Revolution and tech […]

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Law of Large Numbers and the Central Limit Theorem (With Python)

Statistics does not usually go with the word “famous,” but a few theorems and concepts of statistics find such universal application, that they deserve that tag. The Central Limit Theorem and the Law of Large Numbers are two such concepts. Combined with hypothesis testing, they belong in the toolkit of every quantitative researcher. These are […]