Methodology

AidData TUFF Coder Instructions, Version 1.3

Date Published

Oct 9, 2017

Authors

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

Publisher

Citation

Strange, Austin, Mengfan Cheng, Brooke Russell, Siddhartha Ghose, and Bradley Parks. 2017. Tracking Underreported Financial Flows (TUFF) Coder Instructions, Version 1.3. Williamsburg, VA: AidData at William & Mary.

Announcement

This document provides detailed instructions to AidData Research Assistants as they collect and verify project-level data using the Tracking Underreported Financial Flows (TUFF) methodology. Users can also refer to this document to get detailed information on how researchers comb through sources, triangulate information, and classify projects to create a final TUFF dataset.

For a full list of methodologies, see Research Methods.

Brooke Russell
Policy Analysis

Brooke Russell

Senior Program and Technology Manager

Mengfan Cheng
Policy Analysis

Mengfan Cheng

Program Manager

Siddhartha Ghose
Policy Analysis

Siddhartha Ghose

Associate Director, Transparent Development Footprints

Bradley C. Parks

Bradley C. Parks

Executive Director

Austin Strange

Austin Strange

Ph.D. Candidate in Government at Harvard University