Methodology

The UCDP and AidData Codebook on Georeferencing Aid, Version 1.1

Date Published

Jan 1, 2011

Authors

Daniel Strandow, Michael Findley, Daniel Nielson, Josh Powell

Publisher

Citation

Strandow, D., Findley, M., Nielson, D., & Powell, J. (2011). The UCDP and AidData Codebook on Georeferencing Aid, Version 1.1. Uppsala, Sweden: Uppsala University.

Announcement

This codebook details how aid events that are available from AidData and other donor sources can be assigned latitude and longitude coordinates, i.e. be geo-referenced, under the UCDP/AidData coding rules. The main objective is to record all locations to which aid dollars are committed or distributed. Locations that benefit indirectly are not coded, unless the geographic locations of the indirect areas are significant enough to be clearly spelled out in project documents.

For a full list of methodologies, see Research Methods.

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Daniel Strandow

Daniel Strandow

PhD candidate at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University

Mike Findley

Mike Findley

Assistant Professor of Government at the University of Texas at Austin

Dan Nielson

Dan Nielson

Professor and Associate Chair of Political Science at Brigham Young University

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