Mauricio "Pachá" Vargas Sepúlveda

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About me

I am an MA student in Political Science at the University of Toronto. My research interests include International Relations, Canadian Politics and Public Policy, with a focus on the politics of trade agreements and sanctions. I have a Master in Statistics from the Catholic University of Chile and an Engineering degree from the University of Chile. I can provide my CV (academic/professional) upon request. You can reach me at (please remove the +removethis).

Because of the quantitative nature of my research, I have developed a strong interest in data science and programming. You can check my GitHub profile, where I have organized my open source projects, most of them are related to gravity estimation besides data wrangling with R and data visualization with Shiny. This is detailed in the Open Source section.

I also have a blog where I organize different notes, such as Creating LaTeX figures with Inkscape, A Crash Course on PostgreSQL for R Users, and Linear Regression and ANOVA shaken and stirred (Part 1).

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