Open Code

Open Code Community

Making academic research more transparent

New Project - the Open Code Community

Hey, check out my new project about open code. We launched a website where everyone can share their own codes. It is all open, accessible, and free. Check the website here.

Google trends - Futebol vs. Covid 19

Just a quick trend analysis in Google search. Loot at the Google trends of the words “Futebol” and “Covid 19”. It looks like we are back to “normal”.

A comment about a stock's Beta

I read the other day that some stocks have defensive Betas while others have aggressive ones. This is always true as a stock has either a Beta below one or above one (ok, let’s ignore the unlikely case where a stock has a Beta one).

Google trends and finance

Disclosure: I apologize in advance for the errors when using Latin accents in the text below! Someone asked me if Brazilians are studying more finance and investments, or only those that already know about investments are investing in stocks these days.

Minority Investor Protection

This is another post about collecting and graphing interesting data. There is another dataset from the World Bank that I like a lot (check here). We are going to use the WDI package today, which contains unique datasets.

Ibovespa vs. Ibovespa in dollar

I was wondering how to download data from Ipeadata to use in research. So let’s use this post to learn how to create a graph with data from ipeadata. Start by installing and loading the following package.

Brazil Economic Policy Uncertainty

In this post, I will show how to create a graph about the Brazilian Economic Policy Uncertainty index. For more information about this index, click here. Shortly, it is an index that calculates economic policy uncertainty by searching for specific words in Brazilian newspapers.

My very first post!

Welcome! I am happy that you are here! This is truly the first post on my website. In the past few days, I made some posts to practice dealing with the website code.