regional analysis

Where are $5.4 billion in PA grant funds being spent?

Answer: Mostly in Philly & Pittsburgh. RACP The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has a major grant called the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program. As reported by Jacob Adelman for Philly.com, the Philly area recently nabbed $25.2M for a number of major projects, including the Viaduct Rail Park & renovations at the Gallery at Market East. Here’s what… Continue reading Where are $5.4 billion in PA grant funds being spent?

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Cut your regression to mediocrity with this 1 WEIRD TRICK!

Well, like all clickbait articles, this isn’t going to be nearly as helpful to you as you were hoping — at least, not if you’re looking for some way to stop living an average life and fulfill your potential and blah blah blah. But, if you’re concerned about regression to the mean (aka “regression to… Continue reading Cut your regression to mediocrity with this 1 WEIRD TRICK!

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Philadelphia loses a TIGER — Bad omen or statistical inevitability?

Lions, TIGERs, US DOT Funding, oh my. For the first time in seven years, Philly has lost a TIGER. WHAT?! Not to worry, there are no escapees from the Philadelphia Zoo. No, TIGER has nothing to do with the animal, or the baseball team from Detroit, or the US Census Bureau’s geographic shapefiles. Today we’ll… Continue reading Philadelphia loses a TIGER — Bad omen or statistical inevitability?