AidData researchers and collaborators have published over 350 works. Search for specific publications on the following pages.

  • AidData Policy Reports — Published and authored by AidData, these flagship reports offer insightful, policy-relevant analysis backed by rigorous research and engaging data visualizations
  • AidData Working Paper Series — "Pre-publication" academic papers addressing the causes and consequences of development finance; whether, when, and how data transparency and accountability initiatives lead to better decision making and improved development outcomes; and related research methods
  • Academic Journal Articles — AidData working papers and works authored by AidData researchers have been published in leading peer reviewed academic journals
  • Profiles and Country Reports — Focused on a single country or development partner, AidData's profiles and country reports offer analytical insight from novel data
  • Impact Evaluation Reports — AidData conducts rigorous randomized control trials and geospatial impact evaluations of development projects around the world
  • Policy Briefs — Topic-specific briefs leveraging novel data and analysis

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