Chinese Official Finance to Africa

AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa Dataset, 2000-2011, version 1.0

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Summary

The 1.0 version of AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa dataset tracks 1699 development finance activities in Africa from 2000 to 2011. The data includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing.

Official Citation

Strange, Austin M., Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, and Michael J. Tierney. 2017. Tracking Underreported Financial Flows: China’s Development Finance and the Aid–Conflict Nexus Revisited. Journal of Conflict Resolution 61 (5): 935-963.

Metadata

Version

Version 1.0

(Most Current Version)

(Most Current Geocoded Version)

Methodology

Geocoded

SDG Coded

Natural Resource Concessions

TUFF

Survey Results

Specifications

Publication Date:

Starting Year:

2000

Ending Year:

2011

Number of Entries:

1,699

File Size

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Full Description

The 1.0 version of AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa dataset tracks 1699 development finance activities in Africa from 2000 to 2011. The data includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing. This dataset was generated as a pilot of an innovative open-source data collection methodology which pulls information from media reports, government documents and academic articles. Because our data collection methods are designed to dynamically improve project records, we advise employ the most recent version of the dataset for analysis. More information regarding AidData's Chinese data can be accessed at china.aiddata.org.

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