Featured Publications

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AidData Working Paper

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

AidData 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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AidData Working Paper

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

Recent Datasets

Geocoded China Data

AidData's Geocoded Global Chinese Official Finance, Version 1.0.1

Published

2018-09-11

This dataset geolocates Chinese official finance projects committed or implemented from 2000-2014 to capture 3,485 projects totaling $273.6 billion. The data 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

AidData's Global Chinese Official Finance Dataset (Version 1.0) 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.

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.