Personal Note: Having identified Super Zips by Income and Education for the year 2019 in a previous post, I was keen to explore how they had evolved over time. I initially tried to explore this for the year 1970, however, I found this to be a difficult task as Census…


Personal Note:

I had assumed for much of my life that most Americans who were of European heritage had English Ancestry. When I learned that the most common Ancestry on the Census was German, I was surprised. …


Personal Note:

Following my Human Development Index article about Indian districts, I was interested in whether or not I could calculate the Human Development Index of a subregion of the United States, like the city of Detroit, or my old Richmond neighbourhood. After exploring the index for a while, I…


Personal Note:

For a while, I have had an interest in ranking places by income or education. When mapping them, I noticed that many of them were clustered together. I then wondered which of these were the largest and most significant, and why they were clustered as such. I then…


Personal Note:

As you all know, the coronavirus has strongly affected our lives. With the rising cases in India, I decided to explore the progression of the virus in India. I had tried to do this earlier, in March 2020 for the world, but at the time, I had not…


Personal Note:

I always enjoyed looking at election results by county (a geographic subdivision) and the factors that affect it (like education, race, population density). While I could do simple calculations that could compare one variable to another, I always wanted to compare multiple variables and see how they would…


Personal Note:

I was always interested in why some countries are rich and why others are poor. I wanted a better method than developed and developing, as many countries do not fall exactly in one category. …


Personal Note: I was interested in comparing different regions of India to each other, in terms of how rich or poor they were. I had lived in Virginia in the United States and wondered which parts of India, if any, were close to it in terms of development. I found…


Personal Note:

A while back, I had read about the differences between places with 2 stores that catered to different kinds of people. One of these stores was Whole Foods and Cracker Barrel. Places with Whole Foods Stores tended to support the Democrats, while places with Cracker Barrel Stores tended to support…


Data are facts and statistics collected together for reference or analysis. Analysing and manipulating data to find conclusions is enjoyable. We can use this data to find trends and patterns. For many years, I have loved playing with data. …

Abhishek Mukherjee

SIS Mumbai ’23. I am interested in data, politics, demographics and their relationship.

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