demographeR's notes

Data acquisition in R (3/4)

R is an incredible tool for reproducible research. In the present series of blog posts I want to show how one can easily acquire data within an R session, do...

Data acquisition in R (2/4)

R is an incredible tool for reproducible research. In the present series of blog posts I want to show how one can easily acquire data within an R session, do...

Data acquisition in R (1/4)

R is an incredible tool for reproducible research. In the present series of blog posts I want to show how one can easily acquire data within an R session, do...

Subplots in maps with ggplot2

Following the surprising success of my latest post, I decided to show yet another use case of the handy ggplot2::annotation_custom(). Here I will show how to...

Arranging subplots with ggplot2

For my recently published paper, I produced not-so-standard figures that show the two step decomposition used in the analysis. Have a look:

Male mortality in Russia and Japan

Russia is sadly notorious for its ridiculously high adult male mortality. According to Human Mortality Database data (2010), the probability for a Russian me...