Chinese Official Finance to Africa

AidData's Chinese Official Finance to Africa Dataset, 2000-2012, Version 1.1.1

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Summary

This is a sub-nationally georeferenced dataset of Chinese official finance activities that spans 50 African countries over the 2000-2012 period. It includes 1,952 Chinese development finance projects across 3,545 physical locations.

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 1.1.1

(Most Current Version)

(Most Current Geocoded Version)

Methodology

Geocoded

SDG Coded

Natural Resource Concessions

TUFF

Survey Results

Specifications

Publication Date:

Jan 2017

Starting Year:

2000

Ending Year:

2012

Number of Entries:

1,952

File Size

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Full Description

This is a sub-nationally georeferenced dataset of Chinese official finance activities that spans 50 African countries over the 2000-2012 period. It includes 1,952 Chinese development finance projects across 3,545 physical locations. In order to build this dataset, AidData applied its double-blind geocoding methodology to the 1.1 (static research release) version of its Chinese Official Finance to Africa Dataset.

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