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[Shiny App] Benford's Law: Data Examples (Census and Stock Exchange)

[Shiny App] Benford's Law: Data Examples (Census and Stock Exchange)

The first-digit distribution of many US Census variables is known to closely follow Benford's Law. We will consider several census variables available fromCounty Totals Dataset: Population, Population Change and Estimated Components of Population Change. The app will apply a goodness of fit test of the observed frequencies of first-digits for the selected variable. The variables under consideration are: Annual Resident Total Population Estimate (2010 to 2013), Annual Births (2010 to 2013), Annual Deaths (2010 to 2013). We also consider several census variables available from US Census State & County QuickFacts. The app will apply a goodness of fit test of the observed frequencies of first-digits for the selected variable. The variables under consideration are: Housing Units (2013),... Show More

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