Addison Larson

About

Data Analytics Developer at Mathematica Policy Research in Princeton, NJ.

Some of my tasks these days include:

  • Automated spatial data tidying, georeferencing, and map generation in R
  • Fancier static map creation in QGIS
  • Interactive dashboard development in R Shiny
  • Data cleaning and analysis in R, Stata, and SAS
  • Automated table production using Microsoft Visual Basic


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Header photo: Zhong County, Chongqing, China, 2016.

Work and research

Conference presentations

Larson, A. P. (2019, May). Evaluating the reliability of ACS data for transportation planning. Paper presented at the American Community Survey Data Users Conference, Washington, DC. [link]

Moran, S. K. & Larson, A. P. (2019, April). Data-driven transit planning tools. Project presented at the New Jersey TransAction Conference, Atlantic City, NJ.

Larson, A. P. (2018, April). Urban monocentricity and the journey to work: Commutes of low-income workers in Dallas, TX and Washington, DC. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, LA. [link]

University research

Larson, A. P. (2018). Urban structure, residential choice, and proximity to work for low-income residents (Master's project). The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX. [link]

Larson, A. P. (2017). Emergency call box visibility on the UT Dallas campus (Safety study for Student Government). The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX. [link]

Larson, A. P. (2016). Hotbeds of hate: Analyzing spatial and temporal disparities in hate crime across U.S. cities (Undergraduate honors thesis). The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX. [link]

Other links

Larson, A. P. (2017). Where should DC put its affordable housing dollars? Try this interactive tool. Greater Greater Washington. [link]

Larson, A. P. (2017). Where do you think DC should put its affordable housing dollars? Try this interactive tool to see. DC Fiscal Policy Institute. [link]

Outside of work

I enjoy hanging out with my cuddly cat, throwing pots on the kick wheel, landscape photography, reading, and thoroughly documenting most things (e.g. my regularly-updated compendium of book notes).