Dec 2013
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca; Lora, Eduardo; Funaro, Rita
This issue of IDEA is based on the recently released IDB book, Entrepreneurship in Latin America: A Step up the Social Ladder? It provides interesting insights into the limits of policies to promote…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca; Lora, Eduardo; Funaro, Rita
Este número de IDEA está basado en el libro: Entrepreneurship in Latin America: a Step up the Social Ladder? (El espíritu emprendedor en América Latina: ¿un peldaño para ascender en la escala social…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca; Lora, Eduardo
This paper provides a summary of the findings contained in a forthcoming issue of the Latin American Journal of Economics on entrepreneurship in Latin America as a vehicle for upward social mobility…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Conroy, Hector; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Palma, Alejandra; Ramos, Johanna; Schijman, Agustina
Belize's 2008-2012 Country Strategy approved in June 2009 stated that the IDB would continuously monitor fiscal sustainability and calibrate its financing in accordance with changing country…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Conroy, Hector; Puerta, Juan Manuel; Palma, Alejandra; Ramos, Johanna; Schijman, Agustina
En 2009 se aprobó la Estrategia de País de Belice para el período 2008-2012, donde se afirmaba que el BID vigilaría continuamente la sostenibilidad fiscal y calibraría su financiamiento de acuerdo…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Raw, Silvia; Beuermann, Diether; Conroy, Hector; Fevre, Chloe; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Pecha, Camilo; Velarde, Marco
This approach paper describes the Country Program Evaluation (CPE) of IDB's assistance to Mexico during the five-year period 2007-2011, and it is expected to serve as input for preparation of…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Alonso, Pablo; Raw, Silvia; Beuermann, Diether; Conroy, Hector; Fevre, Chloe; Sembler, Jose Ignacio; Pecha, Camilo; Velarde, Marco
Este documento describe la Evaluación de Programa de País (EPP) con respecto a la asistencia que el BID ha brindado a México durante el período 2007-2011 y se espera sirva como insumo para la…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Arbeláez, María Angélica; Parra Torrado, Mónica
This paper attempts to establish a formal relationship between innovation and productivity using Colombian firm-level data. It is found that the production of goods and services new to the firm and…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Blyde, Juan S.; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Daude, Christian; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
In the first eight decades of the 20th century, Brazil ranked among the countries with highest growth rates in the world. During the period 1930-80, in particular, it managed to reduce its per…
Aug 2005
Author(s): Schick, Allen
Este documento fue comisionado por la Red de Gestión Pública y Transparencia del Diálogo Regional de Política para la Reunión Subregional de Centroamérica celebrada el día 26 de agosto de 2005. Este…
May 2005
Author(s): Schick, Allen
This presentation was commissioned by the Public Management and Transparency Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VI Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on May 23rd and 24th, 2005. OECD's…
Mar 2005
Author(s): Schick, Allen
This paper proposes that budget officials of Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries make use of the IDB dialogue process to convene periodically and discuss means of improving budget practices…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Schick, Allen
El Estado-nación contemporáneo existe para rendir, proporcionando servicios a los ciudadanos. El grado en que el Estado rinde influencia el bienestar económico y social de los ciudadanos, su posición…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Schick, Allen
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Gestión Pública y Transparencia del Diálogo Regional de Política para la IV Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de diciembre de 2003. La…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Schick, Allen
Modernizers of the state have been busy during the past decade building new governance institutions and rehabilitating old ones in developing and emerging market countries.
Dec 2003
Author(s): Schick, Allen
La pasada década, los modernizadores del estado estuvieron bastante ocupados creando nuevas instituciones del ejercicio del poder y rehabilitando las antiguas tanto en los países en desarrollo como…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Schick, Allen
The contemporary nation-state exists to perform, to provide financial assistance, public services and other benefits to its people. How well the government performs influences the economic and social…
Dec 2003
Author(s): Schick, Allen
This presentation was commissioned by the Public Management and Transparency Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the IV Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on December 11th and 12th, 2003. The…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Participar en la economía mundial no lleva necesariamente a elevar la productividad de una nación ni a reestructurar su economía. Estos cambios requieren movilizar capital, empleo, tecnología y…
Sep 2001
Author(s): Kapsoli, Javier; Galindo, Arturo; Márquez, Gustavo; Daude, Christian; Melo, Alberto; Miller, Margaret; Jansson, Tor; Pagés, Carmen; Micco, Alejandro; Chong, Alberto E.; Székely, Miguel; Millán, Jaime; Lora, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pérez, Natalia
Competing in the world economy does not automatically boost a nation's productivity and restructure its economy. Such progress requires mobilizing capital, employment, technology and knowledge.…