Betting: try starting a $5 bet, double when you lose, start over when you win.
Rules: Keep odds 0.5 (should be probability!), ratio 1, set maximum bet to 1000 (house limit).
Simulation. Set money lower limit to 0, check that box and no others (play 'til you go broke).
Money: Start with $100 - enough to make 20 losing bets.
Run Simulation - see how long it takes you to go broke, highest bet, ...
Here is raw data about the tower of Pisa - pisaData.xls - and a spreadsheet with a regression study - pisaRegression.xls.
Here's one example:
alcoholTobacco.txt.
alcoholTobacco.csv.
alcoholTobacco.xls.
How to lie with statistics. UC SantaCruz environmental toxicology course
Most of these could be considered "liberal," "Democratic." "left wing" analyses. That might be my bias, or the bias of people who post on the web - or it might just be a correct assessment of what's happening.
The Housing Opportunity Index (HOI) for a given area is defined as the share of homes sold in that area that would have been affordable to a family earning the local median income based on standard mortgage underwriting criteria. Therefore, there are really two major components -- income and housing cost. For income, NAHB uses the annual median family income estimates for metropolitan areas published by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. NAHB assumes that a family can afford to spend 28 percent of its gross income on housing; this is a conventional assumption in the lending industry. That share of median income is then divided by twelve to arrive at a monthly figure.Here's downloaded data and a link to more.