Chinese Official finance to Africa

AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa Dataset, 2000-2013, Version 1.2

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Summary

The 1.2 Version of AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa Dataset tracks 2,647 development finance activities in Africa from 2000 to 2013. 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.

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Version

Version 1.2

(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:

2013

Number of Entries:

2,647

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Full Description

The 1.2 Version of AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa Dataset tracks 2,647 development finance activities in Africa from 2000 to 2013. The data includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing. The dataset was generated using a novel, open-source data collection methodology (TUFF) that triangulates project information across a range of data sources including media reports, Aid Information Management Systems, scholarly articles and recipient or provider ministry websites.

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