This dataset created by AidData, a research lab at William & Mary‘s Global Research Institute, geolocates Chinese Government-financed projects that were implemented between 2000-2014. It captures 3,485 projects worth $273.6 billion in total official financing. The dataset includes both Chinese aid […]
It captures 3,485 projects worth $273.6 billion in total official financing. The dataset includes both Chinese aid and non-concessional official financing.
They have found that:
- Chinese development projects in general, and Chinese transportation projects in particular, reduce economic inequality within and between subnational localities.
- Chinese investments in “connective infrastructure” produce positive economic spillovers that lead to a more equal distribution of economic activity in the localities where they are implemented.
Learn more: https://www.aiddata.org/china-project-locations