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.…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo
Costa Rica es un país que ha logrado una transformación productiva importante de su economía, así como un razonable crecimiento económico durante las últimas tres décadas mediante políticas de…
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): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The Americas Business Dialogue (ABD) is a private sector led initiative facilitated by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) aimed at fostering a high-level public-private policy dialogue between…
May 2018
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El Diálogo Empresarial de las Américas (ABD, por su siglas en inglés) es una iniciativa liderada por el sector privado y facilitada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), con el fin de…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Noveck, Beth Simone; Koga, Kaitlin; Aceves Garcia, Rafael; Deleanu, Hannah; Cantú-Pedraza, Dinorah
Corruption presents a fundamental threat to the stability and prosperity of Mexico and combating it demands approaches that are both principled and practical. In 2017, the Inter-American Development…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Noveck, Beth Simone; Koga, Kaitlin; Aceves Garcia, Rafael; Deleanu, Hannah; Cantú-Pedraza, Dinorah
La corrupción representa una amenaza fundamental para la estabilidad y la prosperidad de México, y combatirla requiere de enfoques tanto prácticos como basados en principios. En 2017, el Banco…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Herrera, Diego; Vadillo, Sonia
The FinTech industry has grown significantly in Latin America and the Caribbean and has become an alternative for improving regional financial inclusion levels. However, the innovations brought about…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Herrera, Diego; Vadillo, Sonia
La industria FinTech ha venido creciendo de manera significativa en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) y se ha constituido en una alternativa para mejorar los niveles de inclusión financiera regionales…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Herrera, Diego; Vadillo, Sonia
O setor FinTech vem crescendo de forma expressiva na América Latina e no Caribe (ALC) e tornou-se uma alternativa para melhorar os níveis regionais de inclusão financeira. No entanto, as inovações…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Álvarez-Pallete, José María
This paper studies the existing relationship between international mobile phone calls and international trade for the case of Spain, showing that it is possible to build an explanatory model with a…
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…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo; Luna, Facundo; Suaznabar, Claudia
En el presente documento se analizan y comparan aspectos institucionales y operativos de un conjunto de agencias de innovación y emprendimiento de América Latina, poniéndolos en perspectiva con los…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel; Grazzi, Matteo
The orange (or creative) economy is an increasingly important driver of economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean. This study presents the main challenges that the region faces in terms…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel; Grazzi, Matteo
La economía naranja (o creativa) es un motor de desarrollo económico cada vez más importante en América Latina y el Caribe. Este estudio señala los principales desafíos que la región enfrenta en…
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…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Dohnert, Sylvia; Maffioli, Alessandro; Hoelz Pinto Ambrozio, Antônio Marcos; Barron, Manuel; Bernini, Federico; Figal Garone, Lucas; Grant, Kayla; Mohan, Preeya; Morris, Diego; Presbitero, Andrea; Rabellotti, Roberta; Lage de Sousa, Filipe; Strobl, Eric; Watson, Patrick
This monograph explores productivity, innovation, and firm performance, important issues that affect private sector development in the Caribbean region. Using unique and recently available datasets…
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): 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…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…