EVENT:

On October 24th, 2017, the AidData-hosted event, Tyranny of Averages: Are we worsening inequality within countries?, brought together Amanda Glassman (CGD), Caroline Heider (World Bank), Selim Jahan (UNDP), Kevin Croke (World Bank), Bradley C. Parks (AidData) and Samantha Custer (AidData) for an engaging panel discussion on issues of inequality and aid targeting addressed by the report. Watch the recording or read a summary of the remarks.

Methodology

Geocoding Methodology, Version 2.0

Date Published

Jun 1, 2017

Authors

AidData Research and Evaluation Unit

Publisher

Citation

AidData Research and Evaluation Unit. (2017). Geocoding Methodology, Version 2.0. Williamsburg, VA: AidData.

Update: A revised version of this paper has been published in Health Economics.

Methodology

Geocoding Methodology, Version 2.0

Date Published

Jun 1, 2017

Authors

AidData Research and Evaluation Unit

Citation

AidData Research and Evaluation Unit. (2017). Geocoding Methodology, Version 2.0. Williamsburg, VA: AidData.

This codebook prescribes AidData’s method for geocoding foreign aid information and programmatic development data that is made available through a wide range of donor, recipient, and other stakeholder-based sources. The main objective of the AidData methodology is to track all locations to which aid dollars are committed or disbursed. Locations that may be expected to benefit indirectly from development finance are not geocoded. The implied mandate for this methodology is to “follow the money.”

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