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 2016
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto
This technical note examines the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) and research and development (R&D) investment on innovation and productivity in Chilean firms, in…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Usher, Ximena; Bukstein, Daniel; Hernández, Elisa
Esta investigación tiene como objetivo evaluar los impactos de los instrumentos de promoción de la innovación empresarial implementados por la Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación (ANII).…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo
This technical note presents a detailed review of Costa Rica's recent innovation policy. It discusses how far Costa Rica is from having innovation ecosystems (human networks that generate…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Guzmán S., Marcela; Sanginés, Mario
En este libro se busca explorar la relación entre presupuesto y desempeño de la gestión pública en el contexto propio de los países emergentes en general, y de América Latina en particular. Se toma…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Zahler, Andrés; Bravo Ortega, Claudio
This paper analyzes empirically the relationship between innovation and productivity in the Chilean services sector. Consistent with recent evidence on developed countries, we find that services…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo; Rodríguez-Álvarez, Juan Antonio
Este trabajo estima el impacto del acceso a ciertos servicios financieros (descuento de facturas, órdenes de compra, garantías de participación y cumplimiento) en el desempeño de un grupo de micro,…
May 2012
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo; Rodríguez-Álvarez, Juan Antonio; Hewitt, John; Ruiz, Keynor; Orozco, Jeffrey
This study assesses the direct impact of Internet diffusion on total labor demand, the demand for skilled labor, and the demand for female labor. Using data from a sample of manufacturing firms in…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Crespi, Gustavo; Cuevas, Conrado
This paper evaluates the impact of two public programs, FONTEC and FONDEF, aimed at fostering innovation in Chilean firms. With the cooperation of several public agencies, participants and non-…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Campusano, Rolando; Cuevas, Conrado
This paper compiles and analyzes several sources of information to shed light on the relationship between innovation and employment growth in the manufacturing industry in Chile in the last 15 years…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo; Rodríguez-Álvarez, Juan Antonio; Hewitt, John; Orozco, Jeffrey; Ruiz, Keynor
This paper studies the degree to which innovation by Costa Rican manufacturing firms creates or displaces employment, how different innovation strategies affect employment, and how these effects vary…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Navarro, Lucas
This paper uses two sources of information and different methodologies to analyze the causal effect of product and process innovation on productivity in the Chilean manufacturing industry during the…