Predatory Journals and R

My paper about the penetration of predatory journals in Brazil, Is predatory publishing a real threat? Evidence from a large database study, just got published in Scientometrics!. The working paper version is available in SSRN. [Read More]
Tags: R, Bealls list, predatory journals

Writing papers about packages

Some advices from a referee

Back in 2007 I wrote a Matlab package for estimating regime switching models. I was just starting to learn to code and this project was my way of doing it. After publishing it in FEX (Matlab file exchange site) I got so many repeated questions on my email that eventually... [Read More]
Tags: R, research

The Brazilian post office and R

While I would like to post a success story about the Brazilian post office using R to analyze its internal data, the real story is the use of R’s logo for its Registered mail :). Have a look: [Read More]
Tags: R, logo

Looking back in 2017 and plans for 2018

As we come close to the end of 2017, its time to look back. This has been a great year for me in many ways. This blog started as a way to write short pieces about using R for finance and promote my book in an organic way. Today, I’m... [Read More]
Tags: R, blog, jekyll