prisonbrief. The goal of
prisonbrief is to download, clean and return data from the World Prison Brief website. The World Prison Brief is an online database compiled by the Institute for Criminal Policy Research with information on prison systems around the world. Data currently cover 223 jurisdictions and have been collected from public sources. The
prisonbrief package provides easy-to-use functions to convert WPB data into a format convenient for statistical analysis. A short tutorial can be seen here. Written with Robert Myles McDonnell.
congressbr. Downloads and tidies data from the Brazilian Federal Senate and Chamber of Deputies Application Programming Interfaces.
congressbr has a series of functions that search for details on votes, individual legislators, commissions, and other options. Written with Robert Myles McDonnell and Guilherme Jardim Duarte.
LaTeX templates for academics. Templates for academic theses, articles, beamer presentations, posters and CVs. All have the same fonts and similar formatting.
RMarkdown article template. A very simple article template for RMarkdown. It uses Linux Libertine and Inconsolata fonts, British English spelling,
darkblue colour for links, double spacing, back references, and numbered sections. The template also has pre-formatted entries for article abstracts, keywords, and JEL classification codes. Check out the example code and the pdf output to see how it looks like.
preditk: A simple word prediction algorithm.