Featured Publications

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Working Paper

Connective Financing: Chinese Infrastructure Projects and the Diffusion of Economic Activity in Developing Countries

Policy Report

Ties That Bind: Quantifying China's public diplomacy and its "good neighbor" effect

Journal Article
International Studies Quarterly

Apples and Dragon Fruits: The Determinants of Aid and Other Forms of State Financing from China to Africa

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Working Paper

Aid, China, and Growth: Evidence from a New Global Development Finance Dataset

Policy Report

Counting on Statistics: How can national statistical offices and donors increase use?

Recent Datasets

Geocoded China Data

AidData's Geocoded Global Chinese Official Finance, Version 1.1.1

Published

2018-09-11

This dataset geolocates Chinese Government-financed projects that were implemented between 2000-2014. It captures 3,485 projects worth $273.6 billion in total official financing. The dataset includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing.

Chinese Public Diplomacy Activities

China’s Public Diplomacy in East Asia and Pacific, Version 1.0

Published

2018-06-27

This dataset provides an initial quantitative look into China’s public diplomacy activities in the East Asia and Pacific region between 2000-2016, as featured in the Ties That Bind report.

Global China Data

AidData's Global Chinese Official Finance Dataset, 2000-2014, Version 1.0

Published

2017-10-11

This dataset tracks the known universe of overseas Chinese official finance between 2000-2014, capturing 4,373 records totaling $354.4 billion. The data includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing. For geolocated data on Chinese project locations, see AidData's Geocoded Global Chinese Official Finance Dataset, Version 1.1.1.

Chinese Development in Ecological Hotspots

Chinese Official Finance in Ecologically Sensitive Areas Geocoded Research Release, Version 1.0.1

Published

2017-01-12

This sub-nationally georeferenced dataset of Chinese official finance activities between 2000 and 2014 tracks $149,159,306,133.72 of commitments in three ecologically sensitive regions -- the Tropical Andes in South America, the Great Lakes of Africa, and the Mekong Delta in Southeast Asia.

Geocoded China Data

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

Published

2017-01-12

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.

Chinese Official finance to Africa

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

Published

2015-09-01

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.