Associate Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin
Joshua Busby is an Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and an ARC Team Leader. He has written extensively on climate change and security, transnational advocacy, and global public health among other areas. Josh holds a PhD in Government from Georgetown University, a BA in political science and biology from the University of North Carolina, and a BA from the University of East Anglia.
It’s Not Just Big Data: Data Granularity and Aid Targeting
While political criteria may ultimately prove more important in the allocation of aid and spending, granular georeferenced aid on baseline problems like where aid money actually gets spent provide some intellectual ballast as to where resources ought to be directed.