Future posts

Here is a list of all of the investigations that I’ve conducted that I could publish but haven’t yet. Any requests?

  • Stuff on UK House Prices
  • Optimum strategies playing TV game show “The Colour of Money”
  • Eurovision Song Contest voting biases
  • Understanding the dynamics of used car prices and how to estimate a fair price from data on car advert sites
  • Working out the ideal locations for hospitals in the UK
  • How to get the optimal return from investments on Zopa
  • Gender differences in 360 feedback data
  • More stuff on movies using IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes:
    • Update on top-rated trilogies
    • Movies with a big difference between ratings from the public and from critics
  • 2011 Census
    • Maps of 2011 Census data showing overall affluence
    • The relationship between census affluence and distance from London
    • The relationship between education, age and occupation in a neighbourhood
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5 thoughts on “Future posts

  1. All sounds good! 🙂 I’d be most interested in hearing about the Eurovision voting biases, ideal locations for hospitals (which I’ve always wondered about) and the impact of speed of fuel consumption.

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  2. I vote for the dynamics of second hand car prices.
    Including: why are seemingly second hand cars cheaper in the UK than in Spain (Europe as well?) – something to do with right hand drive.
    Why do cars depreciate so much in the first year.
    what will be the effect of the 2k government “cash inna banger” subsidy.

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  3. Eurovision!! Preferably including: has Terry Wogan bowed out too early? And will the loss of his pithy insults weaken the solidarity between enemy voting blocs?

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  4. The housing and Zopa studies interest. Also, how about plotting house prices against the proportion of the population that is of working age? There was a paper on this out of the Fed a few years ago which predicted the current slump.

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