R basics: Data wrangling with R (repeat session)

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Bill Alpert of Barron's
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 12 at 11:30am
  • Location: Denver II
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Data wrangling is the first leg of any data tour. Learn to use R's free and powerful tools to turn the rawest data into clean tables for analysis and display. By writing R scripts, your data manipulations will be reproducible and leave your raw data intact.

​This session will be most helpful if: You are somewhat familiar with R, or have taken Intro to R. ​

Speaker Bios

  • Bill Alpert is a Senior Editor at Barron’s, The Dow Jones Business and Financial Weekly, where since 1984 he has published nerdy stories and investigative projects of use to investors. His exposes have also been followed by stock fraud prosecutions, government recoveries under the False Claims Act, and reforms in such diverse areas as “back-door” stock exchange listings, for-profit colleges, and the Magnitsky Act that sanctions international human rights violators. 

Related Tipsheets

  • R basics: Data wrangling with R repo
    Data wrangling is the first leg of any data tour. Learn to use R's free and powerful tools to turn the rawest data into clean tables for analysis and display. By writing R scripts, your data manipulations will be reproducible and leave your raw data intact. https://github.com/blalpert/nicar2016handouts