Recent Publications

Tracking Under-Reported Financial Flows: China’s Development Finance and the Aid-Conflict Nexus Revisited by Austin M. Strange, Bradley Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Andreas Fuchs, and Axel Dreher

AidData’s Methodology for Tracking Underreported Financial Flows by Austin M. Strange, Brian O’Donnell, Daniel Gamboa, Bradley Parks, and Charles Perla

China's Development Finance to Africa: A Media-Based Approach to Data Collection by Austin Strange, Bradley C. Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Andreas Fuchs, Axel Dreher, and Vijaya Ramachandran

Recent Changes

China helps with Nigerian Space Program: 2013

China offers additional 200 scholarships to South Africa: 2013

In The News

•  Malawi under the spell of China – (BNL Times Malawi – 2015-02-07)

According to which tracks down Chinese investment in Africa, between 2009 and 2012, for Malawi alone, China had implemented up to 30 projects in education, water supply, energy, infrastructure development, agriculture, government and civil society, transport, sports, women in development, communications and trade and tourism, among many others. Read more...

The debate over China’s oft-misunderstood approach to aid and development has almost always focused on the motives of the East Asian country, as the donor, and never those of the governments and leaders that receive the assistance.How important is it to see the other side of the story — why governments accept the assistance — and how will it affect the effectiveness of the development programs that the Asian behemoth is funding seemingly at will? Read more...

New Australian research says China's "hands off" approach to foreign aid can increase the risk of the money being used corruptly. One of the authors of the paper is Dr Paul Raschky from the Monash Centre for Development Economics and Sustainability. He spoke to Tracey Holmes. Read more...


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