Project Management with RStudio and Github

This post is inspired by Professor Mallory’s presentation on Reproducible Research Practices for Economists. See the presentation version that I gave at a lab meeting. Summary Introduced project management practices for file management and version controls.

Planning a lot

The number one reason for procrastinating is perhaps the task at hand is too hard to accomplish, and the mind would prefer more manageable tasks. Instead of writing up your result from the last set of regressions or editing the paper draft for one more time, your brain is easily satisfied at checking emails or grading homework.