After a (somewhat long) break, I came back for a new post. Yey! This time, we’re not discussing educational stuff, but another big theme: inequality in Brazil. What happens when we combine 2010 Brazilian Census microdata, Small Area Estimation and Random Forests? Interesting, right?
2010 Brazilian Census Well, it’s not really the 2010 Census, but the sample. Maybe this needs further explanation. Every ten years, IBGE1 conducts this enormous survey, collecting information about all Brazilian households.