I report on science, medicine, and people from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. I studied journalism at UBC Vancouver, science communication at UC Santa Cruz, and social and political psychology at UC Santa Barbara.
Some international data journalism on “tied” aid—foreign development aid that comes with strings attached. Recipients of tied aid can only spend it on goods and services from the donor country. Such restrictions can double the time it takes the help to arrive and increase costs by more than 30 per cent.
Read more on tied aid and interact with the data here.