IPEA Common Functions

The most used functions on IPEA (Instituto de Pesquisa Economica Aplicada). Most of functions deal with brazilian names. It can guess the women single's name, extract prepositions or extract the first name.

This package has the most common functions used at IPEA.


The package is on CRAN, so to install it just the command:



To add new functions to this package, it is needed to create a new breach with the new code and submit a pull request to branch master.

To create the new branch using git command line use the command:

git checkout -b name_of_new_branch

To do it on RStudio just click on Tools >> Shell. On the new opened window type the command above.

After adding the new code and tests commit the changes to the git repository and check on travis if it has been build correctly.

Now, the code is ready to be incorporated to master branch. To do so, a pull request has to be made to branch dev. The branch dev contains all code that is not released on CRAN.


Changes in 0.0.5


  1. Refac extrai_nome_proprio to download names to same place

New Features

  1. Check if Galileo get the right address

Changes in 0.0.4


  1. Refac extrai_nome_proprio

Changes in v0.0.3


  1. Refac abrevia_nome_meio

  2. Create a generic function to deal with databases

Reference manual

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0.0.6 by Gustavo Coelho, 9 months ago


Report a bug at http://github.com/ipea/utilsIPEA/issues

Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/utilsIPEA

Authors: Gustavo Coelho [aut, cre] , Lucas Mation [aut] , Daniel Lima [ctb] , Igor Noberto [ctb] , João Victor Machado [ctb]

Documentation:   PDF Manual  

GPL-3 license

Imports data.table, stringr, utils, stringdist, RCurl, dplyr

Suggests testthat, covr

See at CRAN