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AidData's Policy Reports bring rigorous, policy-relevant analysis, leveraging AidData's novel data sources and methodologies.

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AidData’s Working Paper Series contains pre-publication 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.

The views expressed in AidData working papers and policy reports are those of the authors and should not be attributed to AidData or funders of AidData’s work.

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Working Paper
88

Harnessing the Benefits of Transparency: Street-level Discretion, Targetability, and Local Public Service Delivery

Monika Bauhr, Ruth Carlitz

2019-10-05

Impact Evaluation

Long-term Impact Evaluation of the Malawi Wellness and Agriculture for Life Advancement Program

Ariel BenYishay, Kristen Velyvis, Katherine Nolan, Lila Kumar Khatiwada, Carrie Dolan, Danice Brown Guzman, Tom Purekal, Arif Mamun, Sara Wilf

2019-10-01

Working Paper
87

China and the World Bank: How Contrasting Development Approaches Affect the Stability of African States

Kai Gehring, Lennart Kaplan, Melvin H. L. Wong

2019-09-17

Working Paper
86

Foreign Aid and Soft Power: Great Power Competition in Africa in the Early 21st Century

Robert A. Blair, Robert Marty, Philip Roessler

2019-08-22

Working Paper
85

Why does aid not target the poorest?

Ryan C. Briggs

2019-07-31

Working Paper
84

Public Infrastructure Provision and Ethnic Favouritism: Evidence from South Africa

Leoné Walters, Manoel Bittencourt, Carolyn Chisadza

2019-07-29

Working Paper
83

Is Favoritism a Threat to Chinese Aid Effectiveness? A Subnational Analysis of Chinese Development Projects

Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Roland Hodler, Bradley C. Parks, Paul A. Raschky, Michael J. Tierney

2019-07-15

Methodology

Estimating Financing to the Sustainable Development Goals, Version 2.0

Jennifer Turner, Bryan Burgess

2019-07-11

Policy Brief

Financing the SDGs: Evidence in Four Countries

Jennifer Turner

2019-06-28

Working Paper
82

Are donors targeting the greatest health needs? Evidence from mining sites in the D.R.Congo

Samuel Lordemus

2019-06-27

Working Paper
81

Is Sunshine the Best Disinfectant? Foreign Direct Investment, the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, and Local Corruption

Samuel Brazys, Andreas Kotsadam

2019-06-24

Working Paper
80

Mining, Rural Livelihoods and Food Security: A Disaggregated Analysis of Sub- Saharan Africa

Tim Wegenast, Jule Beck

2019-06-13

Working Paper
79

Chinese aid and local ethnic identification

Ann-Sofie Isaksson

2019-06-05

Impact Evaluation of the Niger Participatory & Responsive Governance Project: Final Report

Ariel Benyishay, Lisa Mueller, Katherine Nolan, Philip Roessler

2019-06-01

Working Paper
78

Does Private Aid Follow the Flag? An Empirical Analysis of Humanitarian Assistance

Andreas Fuchs, Hannes Öhler

2019-05-30

Working Paper
77

The Effects of Foreign Aid on Rebel Governance: Evidence from a Large-Scale U.S. Aid Program in Syria

Allison Carnegie, Kimberly Howe, Adam Lichtenheld, Dipali Mukhopadhyay

2019-05-30

Working Paper
76

Evidence on Wealth-Improving Effects of Forest Concessions in Liberia

Suhyun Jung, Chuan Liao, Arun Agrawal, Daniel G. Brown

2019-05-30

Working Paper
75

Autocratic Aid and Governance: What We Know, Don’t Know, and Need to Know

Bradley C. Parks, Austin M. Strange

2019-05-30

Working Paper
74

Does Development Aid Address Political Exclusion? A Disaggregated Study of the Location of Aid in Sub-Saharan Africa

Siri Aas Rustad, Kristian Hoelscher, Andreas Kotsadam, Gudrun Østby, Henrik Urdal

2019-04-30

Working Paper
73

Closing the Broken Feedback Loop: Can Responsive Aid Strengthen State Legitimacy?

Bradley C. Parks, Matthew DiLorenzo, Daniel Aboagye

2019-04-30

Working Paper
72

Building Bridges or Breaking Bonds? The Belt and Road Initiative and Foreign Aid Competition

Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati, Yuanxin Li, Samuel Brazys, Alexander Dukalskis

2019-04-30

Working Paper
71

Distortions in Aid Allocation of United Nations Flash Appeals: Evidence from the 2015 Nepal Earthquake

Vera Z. Eichenauer, Andreas Fuchs, Sven Kunze, Eric Strobl

2019-04-30

Journal Article

African leaders and the geography of China's foreign assistance

Journal of Development Economics

Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Roland Hodler, Bradley C. Parks, Paul A. Raschky, Michael J. Tierney

2019-04-23

Profile / Project

Can Providing Local Data on Aid and Population Needs Improve Development Decision-Making?

Ariel BenYishay, Brad Parks

2019-04-09

Working Paper
70

Aid and Conflict at the Sub-National Level: Evidence from World Bank and Chinese Development Projects in Africa

Kai Gehring, Lennart Kaplan, and Melvin H. L. Wong

2019-03-08

Journal Article

The impact of an insecticide treated bednet campaign on all-cause child mortality: A geospatial impact evaluation from the Democratic Republic of Congo

PLOS One

Carrie Dolan, Ariel BenYishay, Karen Grépin, Jeffery Tanner, April Kimmel, David Wheeler, Gordon McCord

2019-02-22

Impact Evaluation

Parceling out prosperity? An impact evaluation of natural resource sector investments in Liberia

Brad Parks, Jonas Bunte, Harsh Desai, Kanio Gbala, and Daniel Miller Runfola

2019-02-19

Impact Evaluation

Final Report: Evaluation of the On-Farm Water Management Program

Ariel BenYishay, Carey Glenn, Seth Goodman, Dan Runfola, Rachel Trichler

2019-02-15

Working Paper
69

Grassroots Image Management: Confucius Institutes and Media Perceptions of China

Samuel Brazys, Alexander Dukalskis

2019-01-10

Journal Article

When do performance assessments influence policy behavior? Micro-evidence from the 2014 Reform Efforts Survey

The Review of International Organizations

Takaaki Masaki Jr, Bradley C. Parks

2019-01-02

Journal Article

GeoQuery: Integrating HPC systems and public web-based geospatial data tools

Computers and Geosciences

Seth Goodman, Ariel BenYishay, Zhonghui Lv, Daniel Runfola

2019-01-01

Working Paper
68

Democracy and Aid Donorship

Andreas Fuchs, Angelika Müller

2018-12-12

Working Paper
67

Top Lights: Bright Cities and Their Contribution to Economic Development

Richard Bluhm, Melanie Krause

2018-12-11

Working Paper
66

Priming the Pump: Does Aid Pave the Way for Investment?

Samuel Brazys

2018-12-10

Journal Article

Health aid projects have both expanded and constrained the capacity of health facilities to deliver malaria services to under-five children in Malawi

BMJ Global Health

Carrie Dolan

2018-12-01

Profile / Project

DREAMS Innovation Challenge: Applying data to increase impact of HIV/AIDS Prevention for Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Uganda

Emilie Efronson, Jacob Sims, Stephen Mugabe, and Abel Muzoora

2018-11-30

Journal Article

Assessing the Causal Impact of Chinese Aid on Vegetative Land Cover in Burundi and Rwanda Under Conditions of Spatial Imprecision

Development Engineering

Robert Marty, Seth Goodman, Michael Le Few, Carrie Dolan, Ariel BenYishay, Daniel Runfola

2018-11-23

Policy Report

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

Tanya Sethi, Mihir Prakash

2018-10-21

Impact Evaluation

Evaluation of the Infrastructure Needs Program II

Ariel BenYishay, Rachel Trichler, Dan Runfola, Seth Goodman

2018-10-08

Impact Evaluation

Evaluation of the Local Governance and Infrastructure Program

Pablo Beramendi, Soomin Oh, Erik Wibbels

2018-10-08

Working Paper
65

International Diffusion of Development Knowledge: A Field Experiment on Officials' Responses to Impact Evidence in Peru

Darren Hawkins, Aubriana Wolferts, Daniel L. Nielson

2018-09-30

Working Paper
64

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

Richard Bluhm, Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, Austin Strange, Michael Tierney

2018-09-11

Journal Article

Foreign aid and growth: A Sp P-VAR analysis using satellite sub-national data for Uganda.

Journal of Development Economics

Andrea Civellia, Andrew Horowitz, Arilton Teixeira

2018-09-01

Working Paper
63

Estimating Spatial Treatment Effects: An Application to Base Closures and Aid Delivery in Afghanistan

Kosuke Imai, Jason Lyall, Yuki Shiraito, Xiaolin Yang

2018-08-30

Working Paper
62

Honor among Chiefs: An Experiment on Monitoring and Diversion Among Traditional Leaders in Malawi

Elizabeth Carlson, Brigitte Seim

2018-08-29

Working Paper
61

China in Africa: Competition for Traditional Development Finance Institutions?

Chris Humphrey, Katharina Michaelowa

2018-07-25

Working Paper
60

Implementation Level in World Bank Projects: National vs. Local Allocation of Power

Silvia Marchesi, Tania Masi

2018-07-24

Working Paper
59

The Effects of Chinese Aid on State Legitimacy in Africa: Cross-National and Sub-National Evidence from Surveys, Survey Experiments, and Behavioral Games

Robert A. Blair, Philip Roessler

2018-07-23

Journal Article

The Local Impacts of World Bank Development Projects Near Sites of Conservation Significance

The Journal of Environment & Development

Graeme Buchanan, Bradley Parks, Paul Donald, Brian O’Donnell, Daniel Runfola, John Swaddle, Łukasz Tracewski, Stuart Butchart

2018-07-13

Working Paper
58

The Political Geography of Government Projects: Evidence from +/- 40,000 Projects in Ghana

Nahomi Ichino, Martin Williams, Erik Wibbels

2018-06-30

Working Paper
57

Secondary School Electrification in Western Kenya

Susanna Berkouwer, Kenneth Lee, Michael Walker

2018-06-29

Working Paper
56

Bypass Aid and Perceptions of Local Government Performance and Legitimacy

Kate Baldwin, Matthew S. Winters

2018-06-28

Working Paper
55

Foreign Aid and Subnational Development: A Grid Cell Analysis

Jürgen Bitzer, Erkan Gören

2018-06-27

Policy Report

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

Samantha Custer, Brooke Russell, Matthew DiLorenzo, Mengfan Cheng, Siddhartha Ghose, Jacob Sims, Jennifer Turner, Harsh Desai

2018-06-27

Working Paper
54

The Effects of Trade, Aid, and Investment on China's Image in Developing Countries

Vera Z. Eichenauer, Andreas Fuchs, Lutz Brückner

2018-06-26

Working Paper
53

The Donor Footprint and Gender Gaps

Maria Perrotta Berlin, Evelina Bonnier, Anders Olofsgård

2018-06-25

Policy Report

Listening to Leaders 2018: Is development cooperation tuned-in or tone-deaf?

Samantha Custer, Matthew DiLorenzo, Takaaki Masaki, Tanya Sethi, Ani Harutyunyan

2018-05-31

Working Paper
52

Aid Curse with Chinese Characteristics? Chinese Development Flows and Economic Reforms

Samuel Brazys, Krishna Chaitanya Vadlamannati

2018-05-25

Working Paper
51

The Impact of Health Service Delivery on Political Support: Evidence from the Nigerian Subsidy Re-investment and Empowerment Programme

Adanna Chukwama, Thomas J. Bossert

2018-05-24

Working Paper
50

Chinese Development Assistance and Household Welfare in Sub-Saharan Africa

Bruno Martorano, Laura Metzger, Marco Sanfilippo

2018-05-23

Working Paper
49

Geostatistical Tools to Map the Interaction between Development Aid and Indices of Need

Claudio Bosco, Natalia Tejedor-Garavito, Daniele de Rigo, Andrew J. Tatem, Carla Pezzulo, Richard Wood, Heather Chamberlain, Tom Bird

2018-05-18

Journal Article

Natural resource sector FDI, government policy, and economic growth: Quasi-experimental evidence from Liberia

World Development

Jonas B. Bunte, Harsh Desai, Kanio Gbala, Bradley C. Parks, Daniel Miller Runfola

2018-03-20

Journal Article

Bypass Aid and Unrest in Autocracies

International Studies Quarterly

Matthew DiLorenzo

2018-03-13

Journal Article

Chinese aid and local corruption

Journal of Public Economics

Ann-Sofie Isaksson, Andreas Kotsadam

2018-03-01

Policy Report

Toward data-driven education systems: Insights into using information to measure results and manage change

Samantha Custer, Elizabeth M. King, Tamar Manuelyan Atinc, Lindsay Read, Tanya Sethi

2018-02-20

Journal Article

Development aid and infant mortality. Micro-level evidence from Nigeria

World Development

Andreas Kotsadam, Gudrun Østby, Siri Aas Rustad, Andreas Forø Tollefsen, Henrik Urdal

2018-02-03

Journal Article

The Political Economy of Aid Allocation in Africa: Evidence from Zambia

African Studies Review

Takaaki Masaki

2018-02-01

Journal Article

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

International Studies Quarterly

Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley C Parks, Austin M Strange, Michael J Tierney

2018-02-01

Journal Article

Quantifying Heterogeneous Causal Treatment Effects in World Bank Development Finance Projects

Joint European Conference on Machine Learning and Knowledge Discovery in Databases

Jianing Zhao, Daniel M. Runfola, Peter Kemper

2017-12-30

Working Paper
48

Breaking the Clientelistic Voting Equilibrium: The Joint Importance of Salience and Coordination

Claire Adida, Jessica Gottlieb, Eric Kramon, Gweneth McClendon

2017-11-30

Policy Report

Decoding Data Use: How do leaders source data and use it to accelerate development?

Takaaki Masaki, Samantha Custer, Agustina Eskenazi, Alena Stern, Rebecca Latourell

2017-11-28

Methodology

Estimating Baseline Aid to the Sustainable Development Goals

Matthew DiLorenzo, Sid Ghose, Jennifer Turner

2017-11-06

Policy Report

Realizing Agenda 2030: Will donor dollars and country priorities align with global goals?

Tanya Sethi, Samantha Custer, Jennifer Turner, Jacob Sims, Matthew DiLorenzo, Rebecca Latourell

2017-11-06

Journal Article

Indigenous land rights and deforestation: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon

Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Ariel BenYishay, Silke Heuser, Daniel Runfola, Rachel Trichler

2017-11-01

Journal Article

Foreign Aid, Foreign Policy, and Domestic Government Legitimacy: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh

The Journal of Politics

Simone Dietrich, Minhaj Mahmud, Matthew S. Winters

2017-10-27

Working Paper
47

Lighting the Path: The Influence of Historical Christian Missions on Modern-day Development Aid Allocation in Africa

Matteo Alpino, Eivind M. Hammersmark

2017-10-26

Working Paper
46

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

Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, Austin M. Strange, Michael J. Tierney

2017-10-10

Methodology

AidData's TUFF Methodology, Version 1.3

Austin M. Strange, Mengfan Cheng, Brooke Russell, Siddhartha Ghose, and Bradley Parks

2017-10-09

Methodology

AidData TUFF Coder Instructions, Version 1.3

Austin M. Strange, Mengfan Cheng, Brooke Russell, Siddhartha Ghose, and Bradley Parks

2017-10-09

Journal Article

What Do We (Not) Know About Development Aid and Violence? A Systematic Review

World Development

Christoph Zürcher

2017-10-01

Working Paper
45

How Transparency Affects Distributional Politics: A Field Experiment among Elected Incumbents in Malawi

Ryan Jablonski, Brigitte Seim

2017-10-01

Impact Evaluation of the Niger Participatory & Responsive Governance Project: Baseline Report

Ariel Benyishay, Lisa Mueller, Philip Roessler

2017-10-01

Policy Report

Beyond the Tyranny of Averages: Development Progress from the Bottom Up

Samantha Custer, Matthew DiLorenzo, Takaaki Masaki, Tanya Sethi, Jessica Wells

2017-09-28

Working Paper
44

A Primer on Geospatial Impact Evaluation Methods, Tools, and Applications

Ariel BenYishay, Daniel Runfola, Rachel Trichler, Carrie Dolan, Seth Goodman, Bradley Parks, Jeffery Tanner, Silke Heuser, Geeta Batra, Anupam Anand

2017-09-01

Journal Article

Who Controls Foreign Aid? Elite versus Public Perceptions of Donor Influence in Aid-Dependent Uganda

International Organization

Michael G. Findley, Adam S. Harris, Helen V. Milner, Daniel L. Nielson

2017-08-17

Journal Article

An evidence-based approach to ending rural hunger

Economics

Homi Kharas, John W. McArthur, Joachim von Braun

2017-08-14

Working Paper
43

BRICS and Foreign Aid

Gerda Asmus, Andreas Fuchs, Angelika Müller

2017-08-01

Working Paper
42

Aid and Growth in Malawi

Daniel Chris Khomba, Alex Trew

2017-07-01

Profile / Project

Host Country Profiles

Samantha Custer, Zachary Rice, Takaaki Masaki, Rebecca Latourell, Bradley Parks

2017-06-30

Profile / Project

Development Partner Profiles

Samantha Custer, Zachary Rice, Takaaki Masaki, Rebecca Latourell, Bradley Parks

2017-06-30

Journal Article

Aiming at the Wrong Targets: The Domestic Consequences of International Efforts to Build Institutions

International Studies Quarterly

Mark T. Buntaine, Bradley C. Parks, Benjamin P. Buch

2017-06-12

Methodology

Geocoding Afrobarometer Rounds 1-6: Methodology & Data Quality 

Ariel BenYishay, Renee Rotberg, Jessica Wells, Zhonghui Lv, Seth Goodman, Lidia Kovacevic, Dan Runfola 

2017-06-12

Working Paper
41

Escaping the Valley of Disengagement: Two Field Experiments on Motivating Citizens to Monitor Public Goods

Mark T. Buntaine, Daniel L. Nielson, Jacob T. Skaggs

2017-06-01

Methodology

Geocoding Methodology, Version 2.0.2

AidData Research and Evaluation Unit

2017-06-01

Journal Article

Foreign Aid as a Counterterrorism Tool: More Liberty, Less Terror?

Journal of Conflict Resolution

Burcu Savun, Daniel C. Tirone

2017-05-05

Working Paper
40

When Do Global Performance Assessments Influence Policy Behavior? Micro-Evidence from the 2014 Reform Efforts Survey

Bradley C. Parks, Takaaki Masaki

2017-05-02

Journal Article

Tracking Underreported Financial Flows: China’s Development Finance and the Aid–Conflict Nexus Revisited

Austin M. Strange, Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley C. Parks, Michael J. Tierney

2017-05-01

Working Paper
39

Development Aid and Infant Mortality

Andreas Kotsadam, Gudrun Østby, Siri Aas Rustad, Andreas Forø Tollefsen, Henrik Urdal

2017-05-01

Working Paper
38

geoSIMEX: A Generalized Approach To Modeling Spatial Imprecision

Daniel Runfola, Robert Marty, Seth Goodman, Michael Lefew, Ariel BenYishay

2017-04-01

Policy Report

Avoiding Data Graveyards: Insights from Data Producers & Users in Three Countries

Samantha Custer and Tanya Sethi, Eds.

2017-04-01

Journal Article

A Top-Down Approach to Estimating Spatially Heterogeneous Impacts of Development Aid on Vegetative Carbon Sequestration

Sustainability

Daniel Runfola, Ariel BenYishay, Jeffery Tanner, Graeme Buchanan, Jyoteshwar Nagol, Matthias Leu, Seth Goodman, Rachel Trichler, Robert Marty

2017-03-09

Working Paper
37

Targeted Foreign Aid and International Migration: Is Development Promotion an Effective Immigration Policy?

Jonas Gamso, Farhod Yuldashev

2017-03-03

Working Paper
36

Foreign Aid and Growth at the Subnational Level

Andrea Civelli, Andrew Horowitz, Arilton Teixeira

2017-03-02

Journal Article

International organizations and development finance: Introduction to the special issue

The Review of International Organizations

Daniel L. Nielson, Bradley C. Parks, Michael J. Tierney

2017-03-01

Journal Article

Bad neighbors? How co-located Chinese and World Bank development projects impact local corruption in Tanzania

The Review of International Organizations

Samuel Brazys, Johan A. Elkink, Gina Kelly

2017-03-01

Policy Brief

Financing the SDGs in Colombia

AidData

2017-03-01

Working Paper
35

Impact of Mass Bed Net Distribution Progams on Politics

Kevin Croke

2017-03-01

Journal Article

Canary in the coal mine? China, the UNGA, and the changing world order

Review of International Studies

Samuel Brazys, Alexander Dukalskis

2017-02-20

Working Paper
34

Natural Resource Sector FDI and Growth in Post-Conflict Settings: Subnational Evidence from Liberia

Jonas B. Bunte, Harsh Desai, Kanio Gbala, Brad Parks, Daniel Miller Runfola

2017-02-01

Journal Article

Satellite-based assessment of yield variation and its determinants in smallholder African systems

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Marshall Burke, David Lobell

2017-01-12

Journal Article

Taking the health aid debate to the subnational level: the impact and allocation of foreign health aid in Malawi

BMJ Global Health

Robert Marty, Carrie B Dolan, Matthias Leu, Daniel Runfola

2017-01-11

Journal Article

No One Left Behind: A review of social protection and disability at the World Bank

Disability and the Global South

Valerie L. Karr, Ashley van Edema, Jacob Sims, Callie Brusegaard

2017-01-01

Working Paper
33

Chinese Aid and Local Corruption

Ann-Sofie Isaksson, Andreas Kotsadam

2016-12-02

Journal Article

Locating foreign aid commitments in response to political violence

Public Choice

Paul Bezerra, Alex Braithwaite

2016-12-01

Policy Report

In the Eye of the Beholder: When is governance data "good enough"?

Takaaki Masaki, Tanya Sethi, Samantha Custer

2016-12-01

Profile / Project

2016 Governance Assessment Profiles

Takaaki Masaki, Tanya Sethi, Samantha Custer

2016-12-01

Journal Article

No one left behind: a review of disability inclusive development efforts at the World Bank

Knowledge Management for Development Journal

Valerie L. Karr, Jacob Sims, Callie Brusegaard, Ashley Coates

2016-12-01

Working Paper
32

Forest Cover Impacts of Chinese Development Projects in Ecologically Sensitive Areas

Ariel BenYishay, Bradley Parks, Daniel Runfola, Rachel Trichler

2016-12-01

Impact Evaluation

Geospatial Impact Evaluation of the Demarcation of Indian Territories Project (PPTAL) on Conflict and Deforestation

Ariel BenYishay, Silke Heuser, Daniel Runfola, Rachel Trichler

2016-11-16

Working Paper
31

Fueling Conflict? (De)Escalation and Bilateral Aid

Richard Bluhm, Martin Gassebner, Sarah Langlotz, Paul Schaudt

2016-11-02

Working Paper
30

Aid Management, Trust, and Development Policy Influence

Bradley C. Parks, Takaaki Masaki, Jörg Faust, Stefan Leiderer

2016-11-01

Methodology

An Open-Source Methodology for Tracking Natural Resource Concessions in Liberia: Version 1.0

Harsh Desai, Miranda Zhonghui Lv, Charles Perla, Brad Parks

2016-10-01

Policy Report

Danish Development Cooperation from a Partner Perspective

Bradley Parks, Samantha Custer, Takaaki Masaki, Tanya Sethi, Rebecca Latourell

2016-09-01

Journal Article

Aid Modalities Matter: The Impact of Different World Bank and IMF Programs on Democratization in Developing Countries

International Studies Quarterly

Kassandra Birchler, Sophia Limpach, Katharina Michaelowa

2016-08-28

Policy Report

German Aid from a Partner Perspective

Bradley C. Parks, Takaaki Masaki, Jörg Faust, Stefan Leiderer

2016-08-01

Working Paper
29

Repression and Foreign Aid in Autocracies: Exploiting Debt Relief Negotiations in Post-Cold War Africa

Brett L. Carter

2016-07-02

Policy Report

From Pork to Performance: Open Government and Program Performance Tracking in the Philippines

Samantha Custer, Hanif Rahemtulla, Kai Kaiser

2016-07-01

Working Paper
28

Do Domestic Politics Shape U.S. Influence in the World Bank?

Erasmus Kersting, Christopher Kilby

2016-07-01

Journal Article

Aid and democracy promotion in Asia

Asian Journal of Comparative Politics

Bann Seng Tan

2016-06-01

Working Paper
27

Tangible Information and Citizen Empowerment: Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia

Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Jordan Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, Sudarno Sumarto

2016-06-01

Working Paper
26

The Dragon's Curse? China, the World Bank, and Perceptions of Corruption in Tanzania

Gina Kelly, Samuel Brazys, Johan A. Elkink

2016-05-04

Working Paper
25

What Determines Earmarked Funding to International Development Organizations?

Vera Z. Eichenauer, Bernhard Reinsberg

2016-05-03

Journal Article

'Ground-Truthing' Chinese Development Finance in Africa: Field Evidence from South Africa and Uganda

The Journal of Development Studies

Edwin Muchapondwa, Daniel Nielson, Bradley C. Parks, Austin M. Strange, Michael J. Tierney

2016-05-02

Working Paper
24

Foreign Aid and the Intensity of Violent Armed Conflict

Daniel Strandow, Michael G. Findley, Joseph K. Young

2016-05-02

Journal Article

Making aid work for education in developing countries: An analysis of aid effectiveness for primary education coverage and quality

International Journal of Educational Development

Kassandra Birchler, Katharina Michaelowa

2016-05-01

Working Paper
23

Elite and Mass Support for Foreign Aid Versus Government Programs: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Michael G. Findley, Adam S. Harris, Helen V. Milner, Daniel Nielson

2016-05-01

Journal Article

Coups d'État and Foreign Aid

World Development

Takaaki Masaki

2016-04-01

Working Paper
22

Indigenous Land Rights and Deforestation: Evidence from the Brazilian Amazon

Ariel BenYishay, Silke Heuser, Daniel Runfola, Rachel Trichler

2016-04-01

Journal Article

Rogue aid? An empirical analysis of China's aid allocation

Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs

2016-03-22

Working Paper
21

Putting Money to Mouths: Rewarding and Punishing Human Rights Behaviors

Darren Hawkins, Jay Goodliffe

2016-03-01

Policy Report

Governance Data: Who Uses It and Why?

Samantha Custer, Zachary Rice, Takaaki Masaki, Rebecca Latourell, Bradley Parks

2016-03-01

Journal Article

Citizen preferences and public goods: comparing preferences for foreign aid and government programs in Uganda

The Review of International Organizations

Helen V. Milner, Daniel L. Nielson, Michael G. Findley

2016-02-01

Working Paper
20

The Impacts of World Bank Development Projects on Sites of High Biodiversity Importance

Graeme M. Buchanan, Bradley C. Parks, Paul F. Donald, Brian F. O'Donnell, Daniel Runfola, John P. Swaddle, Lukasz Tracewski, Stuart H.M. Butchart

2016-02-01

Journal Article

Migration, climate, and international aid: examining evidence of satellite, aid, and micro-census data

Migration and Development

Daniel Miller Runfola, Ashley Napier

2016-01-01

Working Paper
19

Are "New" Donors Challenging World Bank Conditionality?

Diego Hernandez

2016-01-01

Working Paper
18

Sub-national Perspectives on Aid Effectiveness: Impact of Aid on Health Outcomes in Uganda

Tonny Odokonyero, Alex Ijjo, Robert Marty, Tony Muhumuza, Godfrey Owot Moses

2015-12-03

Working Paper
17

Does Foreign Aid Fuel Trust?

Alexandra D'Onofrio, Giuseppe Maggio

2015-12-02

Journal Article

Assessing the Impact of International Conservation Aid on Deforestation in sub-Saharan Africa

Environmental Research Letters

Matthew Bare, Craig Kauffman, Daniel C. Miller

2015-12-01

Working Paper
16

Foreign Aid, Foreign Policy, and Domestic Government Legitimacy: Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh

Simone Dietrich, Minhaj Mahmud, Matthew S. Winters

2015-12-01

Journal Article

Building a Stronger System for Tracking Nutrition Sensitive Spending

Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Scott B. Ickes, Rachel B. Trichler, Bradley C. Parks

2015-10-25

Policy Report

Listening to Leaders: Which Development Partners Do They Prefer and Why?

Samantha Custer, Zachary Rice, Takaaki Masaki, Rebecca Latourell, Bradley Parks

2015-10-01

Working Paper
15

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

Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, Austin M. Strange, Michael J. Tierney

2015-10-01

Research Summary: China and the Western Donors: More Similar than Different?

Tanya Sethi

2015-10-01

Methodology

AidData’s TUFF Methodology, Version 1.2

Austin M. Strange, Bradley Parks, Charles Perla, Harsh Desai

2015-09-01

Working Paper
14

Transparency and System Support in Peru

Darren Hawkins, Lucas Brook, Ian Hansen, Neal Hoopes, Taylor Rawson

2015-09-01

Working Paper
13

Does Foreign Aid Target the Poorest?

Ryan C. Briggs

2015-08-02

Working Paper
12

'Ground-Truthing' Chinese Development Finance in Africa: Field Evidence from South Africa and Uganda

Edwin Muchapondwa, Daniel Nielson, Bradley Parks, Austin M. Strange, Michael J. Tierney

2015-08-01

Working Paper
11

Doing Harm by Doing Good: The Negative Externalities of Humanitarian Aid Provision During Civil Conflict

Reed M. Wood, Christopher Sullivan

2015-07-01

Working Paper
10

Do Aid Donors Specialize and Coordinate within Recipient Countries? The Case of Malawi

Peter Nunnenkamp, Albena Sotirova, Rainer Thiele

2015-06-01

Journal Article

Titling community land to prevent deforestation: An evaluation of a best-case program in Morona-Santiago, Ecuador

Global Environmental Change

Mark T. Buntaine, Stuart E. Hamilton, Marco Millones

2015-05-15

Working Paper
9

Aid and Growth at the Regional Level

Axel Dreher, Steffen Lohmann

2015-05-06

Research Summary: Aid and Growth at the Regional Level

Tanya Sethi

2015-05-06

Working Paper
8

A Spatial Analysis of The Effect of Foreign Aid in Conflict Areas

Stijn van Weezel

2015-05-05

Working Paper
7

Building a Stronger System for Tracking Nutrition Sensitive Spending

Scott B. Ickes, Rachel B. Trichler, Bradley C. Parks

2015-05-04

Working Paper
6

The Foreign Aid Effectiveness Debate: Evidence from Malawi

Rajlakshmi De, Charles Becker

2015-05-03

Working Paper
5

The Political Economy of Aid Allocation in Africa: Evidence from Zambia

Takaaki Masaki

2015-05-02

Working Paper
4

Aiming at the Wrong Targets: The Difficulty of Improving Domestic Institutions with International Aid

Benjamin P. Buch, Mark T. Buntaine, Bradley C. Parks

2015-05-01

Policy Report

The Marketplace of Ideas for Policy Change: Who do developing world leaders listen to and why?

Bradley Parks, Zachary Rice, Samantha Custer

2015-04-01

Journal Article

Aid and Growth at the Regional Level

Oxford Review of Economic Policy

Axel Dreher, Steffen Lohmann

2015-01-01

Journal Article

All-Cause Mortality Reductions from Measles Catchup Campaigns in Africa

The Journal of Human Resources

Ariel BenYishay, Keith Kranker

2015-01-01

Journal Article

Foreign Aid Allocation Tactics and Democratic Change in Africa

The Journal of Politics

Simone Dietrich, Joseph Wright

2015-01-01

Journal Article

China's Role as a Global Health Donor in Africa: What Can We Learn from Studying Under Reported Resource Flows?

Globalization and Health

Karen A. Grepin, Victoria Y. Fan, Gordon C. Shen, Lucy Chen

2014-12-01

Working Paper
3

Aid on Demand: African Leaders and the Geography of China's Foreign Assistance

Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Roland Hodler, Bradley C. Parks, Paul A. Raschky, Michael J. Tierney

2014-11-01

Working Paper
2

Titling Community Land to Prevent Deforestation: No Reduction in Forest Loss in Morona-Santiago, Ecuador

Mark T. Buntaine, Stuart E. Hamilton, Marco Millones

2014-10-02

Journal Article

A mid-term analysis of progress toward international biodiversity targets

Science

Derek P. Tittensor, Matt Walpole, Samantha L. L. Hill, Daniel G. Boyce, Gregory L. Britten, Neil D. Burgess, Stuart H. M. Butchart, Paul W. Leadley, Eugenie C. Regan, Rob Alkemade, Roswitha Baumung, CŽline Bellard, Lex Bouwman, Nadine J. Bowles-Newark, Anna M. Chenery, William W. L. Cheung, Villy Christensen, H. David Cooper, Annabel R. Crowther, Matthew J. R. Dixon, Alessandro Galli, ValŽrie Gaveau, Richard D. Gregory, Nicolas L. Gutierrez, Tim L. Hirsch, Robert Hšft, Stephanie R. Januchowski-Hartley, Marion Karmann, Cornelia B. Krug, Fiona J. Leverington, Jonathan Loh, Rik Kutsch Lojenga, Kelly Malsch, Alexandra Marques, David H. W. Morgan, Peter J. Mumby, Tim Newbold, Kieran Noonan-Mooney, Shyama N. Pagad, Bradley C. Parks, Henrique M. Pereira, Tim Robertson, Carlo Rondinini, Luca Santini, Jšrn P. W. Scharlemann, Stefan Schindler, U. Rashid Sumaila, Louise S.L. Teh, Jennifer van Kolck, Piero Visconti, Yimin Ye

2014-10-01

Journal Article

Encouraging clean energy investment in developing countries: what role for aid?

Climate Policy

Mark T. Buntaine, William Pizer

2014-10-01

Working Paper
1

Leveraging Aid for Trade Capacity in Uganda

Alex Thomas Ijjo, Isaac Shinyekwa

2014-10-01

Journal Article

Rising Powers and the Regime for Development Finance

International Studies Review

Michael J. Tierney

2014-09-01

Journal Article

Explaining Global Patterns of International Aid for Linked Biodiversity Conservation and Development

World Development

Daniel C. Miller

2014-07-01

Journal Article

Aid to Africa: Helpful or Harmful?

Bradley C. Parks, Austin M. Strange

2014-06-01

Journal Article

How Aid Targets Votes: The Impact of Electoral Incentives on Foreign Aid Distribution

World Politics

Ryan S. Jablonski

2014-04-01

Journal Article

Choosing international organizations: When do states and the World Bank collaborate on environmental projects

The Review of International Relations

Patrick Bayer, Christopher Marcoux, Johannes Urpelainen

2014-01-01

Methodology

AidData's TUFF Methodology, Version 1.1

Austin M. Strange, Brian O’Donnell, Daniel Gamboa, Bradley Parks, Charles Perla

2013-12-01

Journal Article

When Do Environmentally Focused Assistance Projects Achieve their Objectives? Evidence from World Bank Post-Project Evaluations

Global Environmental Politics

Mark T. Buntaine, Bradley C. Parks

2013-05-01

Methodology

China's Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection

Center for Global Development

Austin Strange, Bradley Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Andreas Fuchs, Axel Dreher, Vijaya Ramachandran

2013-04-29

Journal Article

In-And-Outers and Moonlighters: An Evaluation of the Impact of Policy-making Exposure on IR Scholarship

International Studies Perspectives

Bradley C. Parks, Alena Stern

2013-04-15

Methodology

AidData’s Media-Based Data Collection Methodology, Version 1.0

Austin M. Strange, Brian O’Donnell, Daniel Gamboa, Bradley Parks

2013-04-01

Journal Article

Biodiversity, Governance, and the Allocation of International Aid for Conservation

Conservation Letters

Daniel C. Miller, Arun Agrawal, J. Timmons Roberts

2013-02-01

Journal Article

Can Peace Be Purchased? A Sectoral-Level Analysis of Aid's Influence on Transnational Terrorism

Public Choice

Joseph K. Young, Michael Findley

2011-12-01

Journal Article

The Rise (and Decline?) of Arab Aid: Generosity and Allocation in the Oil Era

World Development

Debra Shushan, Christopher Marcoux

2011-11-01

Journal Article

Dodging Adverse Selection: How Donor Type and Governance Condition Aid's Effects on School Enrollment

World Development

Zachary Christensen, Dustin Homer, Daniel L. Nielson

2011-11-01

Journal Article

Are 'New' Donors Different? Comparing the Allocation of Bilateral Aid Between nonDAC and DAC Donor Countries

World Development

Axel Dreher, Peter Nunnenkamp, Rainer Thiele

2011-09-29