Apr 2019
Author(s): Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Barrios, Juan José; Escobar, Julia; Moreno, Carmiña
El BID ha acompañado a El Salvador durante varios años, brindado financiamiento estratégico para el desarrollo, somos la principal fuente de financiamiento multilateral en el país; jugando un rol…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper estimates the direct and spillover effects of two matching grants schemes designed to promote firm-level research and development (R&D) investment in Chile on firm productivity.…
Nov 2018
Author(s): Barbero, José A.; Forteza, Jorge; Millán, Maria Florencia; Day, Jorge; Fiadone, Rodolfo; Ochoa, Raúl
En el marco de las actividades preparatorias para la Asamblea Anual de Gobernadores del Banco de 2018, que tuvo lugar en la ciudad de Mendoza, el gobierno de la Provincia solicitó un apoyo específico…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Katz, Sebastián
Estudio de las trayectorias de la economía Haitiana en las últimas décadas. Descripción del funcionamiento de la economía, de la producción y la productividad.
Jun 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Cornick, Jorge; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Rivas, Gonzalo
Productive development policies (PDPs) are notoriously hard. They involve a daunting level of technical detail, require public-private collaboration, are in constant danger of capture, and demand…
May 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Fernandez, Andres
We develop a methodology to construct real effective exchange rates that incorporate two distinctive elements not accounted for in the traditional measures: i) competition in third markets and ii)…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Castro, Lucio; Szenkman, Paula
Evidencia reciente sugiere que el éxito o el fracaso de las políticas de desarrollo productivo (PDP) depende, en gran medida, no tanto de las características particulares de las políticas sino de las…
Jun 2017
Author(s): Barbero, José A.; Guerrero, Pablo
El transporte automotor de carga (TAC) es el modo de transporte terrestre más importante en América Latina: al TAC le corresponde la movilización de más del 70% de las cargas nacionales de la región…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Howell, Hunt; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Stevenson, Claudia; Grant, Kayla
This paper reviews the Inter-American Development Bank's policy-based loans, which are designed to improve competitiveness in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. It summarizes the…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Wright, Allan
From productivity performance indicators derived from the World Bank, The Bahamas is underperforming relative to our Caribbean economies and even other small economies within Latin America and the…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Khadan, Jeetendra
Facing what looks like a prolonged period of economic contraction due to a sharp decline in energy fortunes, Trinidad and Tobago is increasingly looking towards the private sector to play a greater…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Azevedo, Paulo F.; Saes, Maria Sylvia; Schneider, Paula Sarita Bigio; Carvalho, Thiago Bernardino de; Francischini, Andresa Silva Neto; Santana, Synthia Kariny Silva de; Morgulis, Maria Clara de Azevedo
This paper presents and comparatively analyzes three case studies of productive development agencies (PDAs) in Brazil: Embrapa, Finep, and ABC Foundation. Following a discussion of the main…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge; Trejos, Alberto
This paper explores the development of public sector capabilities for Productive Development Policies in Costa Rica through four case studies of successful experiences, with less successful cases…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Ohaco, Moira
Este estudio evalúa el impacto de asistencias técnicas a micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (MiPyME) cofinanciadas por el Programa de Acceso al Crédito y Competitividad (PACC) en Argentina. El…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; González, Ángela; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Haarsager, Ulrike; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Palomino, Alejandro; Ramírez, Nadia; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
This country program evaluation (CPE) for Peru covers the period 2012-2016, during which the Bank's work was guided by the country strategy with Peru (2012-2016) (document GN-2668). This CPE…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Valdés Conroy, Héctor; Azuara Herrera, Oliver; Corrales, Maria Elena; González, Ángela; Di Tata, Juan Carlos; Haarsager, Ulrike; Mendieta Umaña, Maria Paula; Molina, Adriana; Palomino, Alejandro; Ramírez, Nadia; Ramirez-Goldin, Ana
La presente Evaluación del Programa de País (CPE) con Perú abarca el periodo 2012-2016, durante el cual el trabajo del Banco estuvo guiado por la Estrategia de País con Perú (2012-2016) (GN-2668).…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Devlin, Robert; Pietrobelli, Carlo
In recent years, there has been renewed interest in the use of industrial polices. The need for modern industrial policies has been increasingly acknowledged in the literature and by the praxis of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Beliz, Gustavo; Chelala, Santiago
Este informe es resultado de un Bien Público Regional (BPR) del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) edificado con la participación de los países de la región, que identificaron sus propias…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Molina, Oswaldo; Olivari, Jocelyn; Pietrobelli, Carlo
Traditionally the Peruvian context has been unfavorable for innovation by local firms in the mining sector. However, some firms have managed to innovate despite these conditions in recent years. The…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The summary of the Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) presents the main takeaways of the DEO, which is the Inter-American Development Bank's annual report about the results and impact of…