Mulley, C., B. Sampaio, and L. Ma. The south eastern BRT network in Brisbane, Australia: how much is added to residential house values as a result of the network effect? Forthcoming, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board.

Pavão, N. Why We Don't Just Throw The Rascals Out: The Limits to Electoral Accountability. Forthcoming, The Journal of Politics.


Ellison, R. B., A. B. Ellison, S. P. Greaves, and B. Sampaio. (2017). Electronic ticketing systems as a mechanism for travel behavior change? Evidence from Sydney's Opal Card. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 99 (5): 80-93. [Link]

Tigre, R., B. Sampaio, and T. Menezes. The impact of commuting time on youth's school performance. Journal of Regional Science, 57 (1): 28-47. [Link]

Cavalcanti, T., and P. Vaz. Access to Long-Term Credit and Productivity of Small and Medium Firms: A Causal Evidence. Economics Letters, 150: 21-25. [Link]

Vaz, P. Discovery of Natural Resources: A Class of General Equilibrium Models. Energy Economics, 61: 174-178. [Link]


Rocco, L., and B. Sampaio. (2016). Are Handheld Cell-Phone and Texting Bans Really Effective in Reducing Fatalities? Empirical Economics, 51 (2), 853-876. [Link] [PDF]

Matta, R., R. Ribas, B. Sampaio and G. R. Sampaio. (2016). The effect of age at school entry on college admission and earnings: A regression-discontinuity approach. IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 5 (9): 1-25. [Link]


Toro, W., R. Tigre and B. Sampaio. (2015). Daylight Saving Time and Incidence of Myocardial Infarction: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design. Economics Letters, 136, 1-4. [Link] [PDF]

Oliveira, R., K. H. Moura, J. Viana, R. Tigre and B. Sampaio. (2015). Commute duration and health: Empirical evidence from Brazil. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 80, 62-75. [Link] [PDF]

Ribeiro, M., B. Guimaraes and B. Sampaio. (2015). Does company compliance with RS-17 influence the characterization of a casual nexus in expert testimony? Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 19 (1): 77-85. [Link]


Vaz, P. H. and W. Baer. (2014). Real exchange rate and manufacturing growth in Latin America. Latin American Economic Review, 23 (2): 1-17. [Link]

Sampaio, B. (2014). Identifying Peer States for Transportation Policy Analysis with an Application to New York's Handheld Cell Phone Ban. Transportmetrica A: Transport Science, 10 (1): 1-14. [Link]


Sampaio, B., Sampaio, G. R., Sampaio, Y. (2013). On Estimating the E ects of Immigrant Legalization: Do U.S. Agricultural Workers Really Benefit? American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 95 (4): 932-948. [Link]

Guimaraes, J., and B. Sampaio. (2013). Family Background and Students' Achievement on a University Entrance Exam in Brazil. Education Economics, 21 (1): 38-59. [Link]

Sampaio, Y., G. R. Sampaio and B. Sampaio. (2013) Social and Urban Inequality and Competitive Edge in Joao Pessoa. Ciencia & Trópico, 37 (1), 161-182.


Sampaio, B. (2012). To Generalize or Not to Generalize? Comment on Robinson and Davies. Journal of the Operational Research Society, 63 (4): 563-565. [Link]


Sampaio, B., Y. Sampaio, E. P. G. de Mello, and A. S. Melo. (2011) Desempenho no Vestibular, Background Familiar e Evasão: Evidencias da Universidade Federal de Pernambuco. Economia Aplicada, 15 (2): 287-309. [Link]

Sampaio, Y., T. Vital, and Sampaio, G. R. (2011). Biocombustiveis: Quatro Questões Sobre seu Futuro. Economia e Desenvolvimento, 10, 42-61. [Link]


Guimaraes, J., B. Sampaio, and Y. Sampaio. (2010). What is behind university dropout decision in Brazil? A Bivariate Probability Model. The Empirical Economics Letters, 9 (6): 601-608. [Link]

Sampaio, B. (2010). On the Identification of the Effect of Prohibiting Hand-Held Cell Phone Use while Driving: Comment. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 44 (9): 766-770. [Link]

Cavalcanti, T., J. Guimaraes, and B. Sampaio. (2010). Barriers to Skill Acquisition in Brazil: Public and Private School Students Performance in a Public University Entrance Exam. The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance, 50 (4): 395-407. [Link]

Vaz, P. H., Y. Sampaio, and E. V. S. B. Sampaio. (2010). Análise da Competitividade da Mamona e da Soja de Biodiesel no Nordeste do Brasil. Revista de Economia Agrícola, 57: 35-48. [Link]


Sampaio, B., and J. Guimaraes. (2009). Diferenças de Eficiência entre Ensino Público e Privado no Brasil. Economia Aplicada, 13 (1): 45-68. [Link]

Duarte, G. B., B. Sampaio, and Y. Sampaio. (2009). Programa Bolsa Familia: Impacto das Transferencias sobre os Gastos com Alimentos em Familias Rurais. Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 47 (4): 903-918. (Rui Miller Paiva Award (Honorable Mention) for Best Article Published in the Brazilian Review of Agricultural Economics in the year of 2009. [Link]

Sampaio, B., Y. Sampaio, R. C. Lima, A. Aires, and G. R. Sampaio. (2009). A Economia da Caprinocultura em Pernambuco: Problemas e Perspectivas. Revista de Economia (UFPR), 35 (2): 137-159. [Link]


Sampaio, B., O. Lima Neto, and Y. Sampaio. (2008). Efficiency Analysis of Public Transport Systems: Lessons for Institutional Planning. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 42 (3): 445-454. [Link]

Sampaio, B., and A. S. Melo. (2008). Analise da Eficiência de Companhias Aereas Brasileiras. Revista Analise Economica, 50: 223-244. [Link]

Sampaio, Y., E. F. Costa, E. Albuquerque, and B. Sampaio. (2008). Impactos Socio-Economicos do Cultivo do Camarao Marinho em Municipios Selecionados do Nordeste Brasileiro. Revista de Economia e Sociologia Rural, 46 (4): 1015-1042. [Link]

Duarte, G. B., B. Sampaio, Y. Sampaio. (2008). Impactos do Programa Bolsa Familia sobre os Gastos com Alimentos de Familias Rurais. Revista da Associacao Brasileira de Estudos do Trabalho (ABET), 7 (1): 5-19. [Link]


Sampaio, B., O. Lima Neto, and Y. Sampaio. (2007). Eficiência na Gestao do Transporte Publico: Licoes Para o Planejamento Institucional. Revista Analise Economica, 47: 05-21. [Link]

Sampaio, B., and Y. Sampaio. (2007). Influencias Politicas na Eficiência de Empresas de Saneamento Brasileiras. Economia Aplicada, 11 (3): 369-386. [Link]

Barros, E., B. Sampaio, and Y. Sampaio. (2007) Testando a Tecnologia atraves da Abordagem Bootstrap: o Caso das Empresas de Saneamento do Brasil. Economia e Desenvolvimento, 6 (2), 189-214. [Link]


Sampaio, B., O. Lima Neto, and Y. Sampaio. (2006). Eficiência e Gestao no Planejamento do Transporte Publico Metropolitano. Planejamento e Politicas Publicas (IPEA), 29 (1): 101-121. [Link]

Sampaio, B., Y. Sampaio, and L. M. B. Sampaio. (2006). Eficiência de Sistemas de Transporte Publico no Nordeste com Analise Envoltoria de Dados. Revista Economica do Nordeste, 37 (2): 261-275. [PDF]