Mahesh Poudyal
Social Scientist | Researcher
...specialising in data-driven research in the socio-economic and institutional aspects of environment and natural resources.

I'm an environmental social scientist. I'm into data-driven, policy-relevant research on poverty-environment nexus, primarily in the Global South.

Recent Posts

Cartographic desktop backgrounds

Making nice cartographic desktop backgrounds in R

Visualising NVivo coding with plotly treemap

My workflow to visualise NVivo coding with plotly treemap in R

Downloading all linked PDFs from multiple URLs using Python

My first try with web scraping using Python

Mapping countries' GDP against Fortune Global 500 top 10

My experimentation with `ggplot2` and custom functions in R, while highlighting global corporate wealth/power

Mass conversion of SPSS files to CSV format in R

In this post, I provide a few options to convert large volume of SPSS data files to CSV files in R.