Working With MatchIt

After gaining some experience with coding in R, I decided to use the GEF dataset from AidData to gain some experience with one of R’s coding packages: MatchIt. MatchIt is an R package that compares each unit of data in a dataset you are testing to a unit of observation that is as similar as […]

An Abstract: Using Spatial Data and Causal Trees to Analyze the Effectiveness of Environmental Aid Allocation


By conservative estimates, hundreds of millions of dollars of international aid is allocated to environmental protection each year. Despite the growing global importance of environmental conservation and many local case studies, the impact of this aid is poorly understood on a global level. This lack of information is due to the vast diversity of geographic […]