Basic Ensemble Model in R

Overview This project was designed to showcase the Ensemble Methodology for classification. Ensembles can provide better predictive capabilities than individual classification techniques; however, they come at the expense of increased processing power and time requirements.

Thoughts on the Minimum Wage Part 1

Introduction The debate over what the minimum wage should be is one that has raged on for a long time. This is ultimately a normative question, and one that’s unlikely to ever be solved to everyone’s satisfaction; however, my interest lies in understanding the minimum wage’s effective purchasing power.