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Extreme non-viable candidates and quota maneuvering in Brazilian legislative elections

This article explores the causes and consequences of extreme non-viable candidacies, also known as “laranja” (orange) candidacies in the Brazilian political lore. We first define and delineate what makes a candidate a laranja, engaging the …

Cartography and Spatial Analysis

This project shows examples of how to produce maps in R, perform spatial analyses, and how to estimate centrographic statistics.

Políticas Públicas de Esporte, Lazer e Juventude Baseadas em Evidências

The text briefly discusses the incorporation of massive use of data by governments and public administration in response to the growing need of integrating greater amounts of information into the processes of developing and evaluating policies. This …

Data Science and Society: The SciencesPo R Package

This presentation is part of a coordinated edition seminar, Data Science and Society, organized by IBPAD and Núcleo de Estudos e Pesquisa em Políticas Públicas, Governo e Gestão (NP3-UnB).

Scraping with R and Selenium

Selenium is a set of web tools or a framework that allows us to automate web browser actions. RSelenium is a R package that allows us to use our seperate installation of selenium inside R. Hence, R can literally 'drive' our browser, so it can see …

Ideal Types

The ideal types constitute one of the most important methodological legacies from Max Weber (1864–1920). As Weber made clear, ideal types are essentially schemes of conceptualization that serve as methodological instruments for comparing, …

Multilevel Analysis

Master dissertation submitted to the University of Brasilia, investigating the impact of campaign spending in the Brazilian elections. This work uses a lot multilevel analysis models.

Porque dinheiro importa: a dinâmica das contribuições eleitorais para o Congresso Nacional em 2002 e 2006

Many scholars have written on money and elections, especially on how expenditures can explain the performance of the candidate. Our paper aims at describing some features of finance campaign for the Brazilian National Congress in 2002 and 2006, based …

Sobre dinheiro e eleições: um estudo dos gastos de campanha para o Congresso Nacional em 2002 e 2006

Master dissertation submitted to the University of Brasilia, investigating the impact of campaign spending in the Brazilian elections. This work uses a lot multilevel analysis models.

Parlamentares na Constituinte de 1987/88: uma contribuição à solução do 'enigma do Centrão'

Mesmo já passados mais de vinte anos da promulgação da Constituição Federal alguns pontos obscuros ainda permanecem entre os principais estudos e interpretações sobre o processo constituinte de 87/88. Enquanto que muitos trabalhos apontam para a …