[R] Making a case for using R in Academia

Charilaos Skiadas skiadas at hanover.edu
Thu Nov 9 17:18:27 CET 2006

As a addendum to all this, this is one of the responses I got from  
one of my colleagues:

"The problem with R is that our students in many social science  
fields, are expected to know SPSS when they go to graduate school.   
Not having a background in SPSS would put these students at a  

Is this really the case? Does anyone have any such statistics?

Charilaos Skiadas
Department of Mathematics
Hanover College
P.O.Box 108
Hanover, IN 47243

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