Reports and Working Papers

reports and working papers

This is a compilation of unpublished research by scholars affiliated with AidData. 

 
AidData Reports

Extrinsic, Intrinsic, and Social Incentives for Crowdsourcing Development Information in Uganda: A Field Experiment

Michael G. Findley, Madeleine C. Gleave, Robert N. Morello, and Daniel L. Nielson. May 2012.


 
 
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To Empower or Impoverish? The Sector-by-Sector Effectiveness of Foreign Aid

Mike Findley, Darren Hawkins, Rich Nielsen, Dan Nielson, and Sven Wilson. Paper prepared for the AidData Oxford Conference, March 22-25, 2010.


 
 
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The UCDP, AidData, and World Bank Institute codebook on geo-referencing World Bank Aid Projects

Michael Findley, Daniel Strandow, Daniel Nielson, and Josh Powell. June 16, 2010.


 
 
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Aiding Inequality: The Effect of Foreign Aid on Income Inequality

Timothy Layton and Daniel Nielson. Working Paper, November 2008.


 
 
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Agency Choice and Aid Allocation: The Politics and Consequences of Institutional Reform at the Global Environmental Facility

Michael Tierney, Chris Marcoux, and Claire Peters. Presented at the European Political Science Association, Dublin, Ireland. June 15-18, 2011.
Please contact the authors for access: mjtier@wm.edu

 
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A New Measure of Environmental Aid: Measuring and Explaining Environmental Mainstreaming at the World Bank

Ryan Powers. Thesis, April 2008.
Please contact the author for access: ryan.m.powers@gmail.com

 
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Transparency Squared: the Effects of Donor Transparency on Aid Recipients' Corruption Levels

Zachary Christensen, Richard Nielsen, Daniel Nielsen, and Michael Tierney. Presented at Annual Meetings of the International Political Economy Society in Massachusetts, November 12-13, 2010.


 
 
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Foreign Aid in Hard Times: The Political Economy of Aid Effort

Ishita Ahmed, Christopher Marcoux, Brooke Russell, and Michael J. Tierney. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 2-5, 2010.


 
 
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Overseas Economic Aid or Domestic Electoral Assistance: The Political Economy of Foreign Aid Voting in the U.S. Congress

Ryan M. Powers, David A. Leblang, and Michael Tierney. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 2-5, 2010.


 
 
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We Don't Need No Education: The Effects of Education-Specific Foreign Aid on School Enrollment in Low-Income Countries

Zachary Christensen, Dustin Homer, and Daniel Nielson. Presented at Aid Transparency and Development Finance Conference, Oxford University, March 22-25, 2010.


 
 
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Fishy Business: Exploring the Relationship between International Aid, Mangrove Deforestation, and Endangerment of Livelihoods in Coastal Ecuador

Stuart Hamilton. Presented at Aid Transparency and Development Finance Conference, Oxford University, March 22-25, 2010.


 
 
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Does Aid Follow Need? Humanitarian Motives in Aid Allocation

Rich Nielsen. Presented at Aid Transparency and Development Finance Conference, Oxford University, March 22-25, 2010.


 
 
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Trends in Official Climate Finance: Evidence from Human and Machine Coding

Timmons Roberts. Presented at Aid Transparency and Development Finance Conference, Oxford University, March 22-25, 2010.


 
 
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Triage for Democracy: Selection Effects in Governance Aid

Richard Nielsen and Daniel Nielson. Presentation of the Government Department, College of William and Mary, February 5, 2010.


 
 
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IOs as Norms Platforms: The World Bank's Influence on Environmental Lending at the Islamic Development Bank

Daniel Nielson and Christopher O'Keefe. Presented at the Third Annual Conference on the Political Economy of International Organizations, January 28, 2010.


 
 
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Lending Democracy: How Governance Aid May Affect Freedom

Richard Nielsen and Daniel Nielson. Presented at the College of William and Mary Political Science Research Seminar, Williamsburg, VA, January 5, 2010.


 
 
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Daniel L. Nielson, Ryan M. Powers, and Michael J. Tierney. Presented at Washington DC Data Vetting Workshop, October 2009.


 
 
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Principals and Interests: Common Agency and Multilateral Development Bank Lending

Daniel L. Nielson and Michael J. Tierney. Presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Political Economy of International Organizations, September 2009.


 
 
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Oxford Energy and Environment Comment

J. Timmons Roberts, Kara Starr, Thomas Jones, and Dinah Abdel-Fattah. Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, November 2008.


 
 
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Healthy Aid? Preliminary Results on Health Aid Effectiveness

Nathaniel Gebhard, Katherine Kitterman, Ashley Anne Mitchell, Daniel Nielson, and Sven Wilson. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 28-31, 2008.


 
 
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Collective Delegation and World Bank Aid Allocation

Christopher O'Keefe and A. Bradley Potter. Presented at the International Studies Association Meetings, March 26-29, 2008.


 
 
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Faith and Foreign Aid: The Electoral Connection and European Aid Allocation

Joshua Loud and Christopher O'Keefe. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, August 25, 2007.


 
 
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If You Build It, Will They Come? Foreign Aid's Effect on Foreign Direct Investment

Steve Kapfer, Rich Nielsen, and Daniel Nielson. Presented at the 65th Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, April 14, 2007.


 
 
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Does Adjustment Lending Work? Policy Reforms in the Wake of Program Lending

Joshua Loud and Daniel L. Nielson. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 6, 2007.


 
 
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Strategic Aid: International Political Economy, Public Choice, and Donor Interest at Multilateral Development Banks

Christopher O'Keefe and A. Bradley Potter. Presented at the International Studies Association meetings, February 28-March 3, 2007.


 
 
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Explaining the Allocation of Bilateral and Multilateral Environmental Aid to Developing Countries

Robert L. Hicks, Bradley C. Parks, and Michael J. Tierney. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Agricultural Economics Association, July 24-27, 2005.