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Peer-Reviewed Articles

McDonnell, Robert; Duarte, Guilherme & Freire, Danilo (2018). congressbr: An R Package for Analysing Data from Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies and Federal Senate. Forthcoming in Latin American Research Review.

Freire, Danilo (2018). Beasts of Prey or Rational Animals? Private Governance in Brazil’s Jogo do Bicho. Forthcoming in Latin American Perspectives.

Freire, Danilo & McDonnell, Robert. prisonbrief: An R package that returns tidy data from the World Prison Brief website. Journal of Open Source Software, 3(22):361.

Freire, Danilo (2018). Evaluating the Effect of Homicide Prevention Strategies in São Paulo, Brazil: A Synthetic Control Approach. Latin American Research Review, 53(2):231–249. Replication files.

Arbache, Guilherme, Freire, Danilo & Rodrigues, Pietro (2015). Lack of Preferences, Political Trust and Education Levels: Alternative Explanations for Invalid Votes in Brazilian Elections. Encuentro Latinoamericano, 1(1):29–50. Replication files. BiBTeX citation.

Freire, Danilo (2014). Between Ballot Boxes and Guns: The Competitiveness of the Executive Branch and Civil Wars, 1976–2000. Revista Española de Ciencia Política, 36:33–60. Replication files. BiBTeX citation.

Freire, Danilo (2012). Os Regimes Políticos e as Guerras Civis: Uma Discussão Metodológica (Political Regimes and Civil Wars: A Methodological Discussion). Mediações, 17(1):235–252. BibTeX citation.

Freire, Danilo (2012). Guerras Civis: Um Balanço da Literatura Quantitativa (Civil Wars: A Review of the Quantitative Literature). Intellector, 9(17):1–38. BibTeX citation.

Book Chapters

Skarbek, David & Freire, Danilo (2017). Prison Gangs. In: Griffin, Hayden; Woodward, Vanessa (ed.). Handbook of Corrections in the United States. London: Routledge, 399–408. BibTeX citation.

Freire, Danilo (2010). A Nova Gestão Pública e a Qualidade da Democracia (The New Public Administration and the Quality of Democracy). In: ERKENS, Rainer (ed.). Nova Gestão Pública. São Paulo: Instituto Friedrich Naumann, pp. 9–15. BibTeX citation.

Other Publications

Freire, Danilo (2016). Peering at Open Peer Review. The Political Methodologist, 9(3), pp. 178–185. BibTeX citation.

Freire, Danilo (2015). Book Review: “Mastering ‘Metrics” by by Joshua D. Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke. Brazilian Political Science Review, 9(3), pp. 178–185. BibTeX citation.

Freire, Danilo (2014). Entering the Underworld: Prison Gang Recruitment in São Paulo’s Primeiro Comando da Capital. Geneva: Master’s Degree Thesis in International Relations, The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, 97p. Replication files. BibTeX citation.

Freire, Danilo (2012). Book Review: “Why Nations Fail” by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson. Meridiano 47, 14(135):43–45. BibTeX citation.

Freire, Danilo (2011). Entre Urnas e Armas: A Competitividade do Executivo e as Guerras Civis, 1976–2000 (Between Ballot Boxes and Guns: The Competitiveness of the Executive Branch and Civil Wars, 1976–2000). São Paulo: Master’s Degree Thesis in Political Science, University of São Paulo, 204p. Replication files. BibTeX citation.

Working Papers

Freire, Danilo; Meadowcroft, John; Skarbek, David & Guerrero, Eugenia (2018). Deaths and Disappearances in the Pinochet Regime: A New Dataset](https://osf.io/rm4y8/). Under review.

Freire, Danilo & Uzony, Gary (2018). \href{https://osf.io/pzx3q}What Drives State-Sponsored Violence?: Evidence from Extreme Bounds Analysis and Ensemble Learning Methods. Under review.

Freire, Danilo (2015). Entering the Underworld: Prison Gang Recruitment in São Paulo’s Primeiro Comando da Capital.