The AidData Blog: The First Tranche

This posted on behalf of Soren Gigler at the World Bank:

"In today's globalized economy, the economic and social inequalities within countries have increased dramatically, despite great strides amongst the middle class in many countries. There is increasing evidence for a clear and direct correlation between poverty and geography, particularly at the sub-national level,

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I just spent four days at University of Oxford sharing, vetting, analyzing and figuring out how to liberate more data on development finance. I was attending the Aid Transparency and Development Finance conference where I presented a paper on the links between aid transparency and corruption. More importantly, I learned a ton about aid allocation, aid effectiveness,

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Welcome to First Tranche, the AidData blog. We are starting this blog concurrently with the launch of the beta version of the AidData web portal -- a searchable catalog of development finance data. While data is the centerpiece of the AidData initiative, we will be blogging about a variety of topics that are related to development finance.

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