AidData Research Release

AidData Research Release 2.1

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Summary

AidData's Research Release 2.1 is a snapshot of the AidData's entire project-level database from February 2012. This database includes over 1 million aid activities funded by more than 80 donors from the 1940s to present. For detailed information about this data set, see the AidData User's Guide.

Official Citation

Tierney, Michael J., Daniel L. Nielson, Darren G. Hawkins, J. Timmons Roberts, Michael G. Findley, Ryan M. Powers, Bradley Parks, Sven E. Wilson, and Robert L. Hicks. 2011. More Dollars than Sense: Refining Our Knowledge of Development Finance Using AidData. World Development 39 (11): 1891-1906.

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Version 2.1

(Most Current Version)

(Most Current Geocoded Version)

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Geocoded

SDG Coded

Natural Resource Concessions

TUFF

Survey Results

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289,566

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AidData's Research Release 2.1 is a snapshot of the AidData's entire project-level database from  February 2012. This database includes over 1 million aid activities funded by more than 80 donors from the 1940s to present. AidData Research Releases are particularly useful for researchers because they are static versions of the data that allow for replication and comparison. For detailed information about this data set, see the AidData User's Guide.

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*includes AidData ID, donor, recipient, year, commitment (USD2009) and purpose code.

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AidData's Core Research Release 3.0 is a snapshot of the AidData's entire project-level database from April 2016. This database includes commitment information for over 1.5 million development finance activities funded between 1947 and 2013, covers 96 donors, and includes ODA, OOF flows, Equity Investments, and Export Credits where available.