Dec 2019
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo
Using microlevel data for several Latin American countries, we provide novel evidence on the relationship between foreign competition and innovation. We find that greater foreign competition has a…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo
Using different country-level datasets, this paper studies the relationship between innovation and economic integration in the global economy. The macroeconomic evidence exploits the fact that…
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…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Crespi, Gustavo; Volpe Martincus, Christian
Firms get assistance from different public and private entities and these alternative assistances can affect export outcomes. Ignoring other interventions implies leaving unaddressed relevant policy…
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 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…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Fuentes, J. Rodrigo; Alvarez, Roberto; Orozco, Jeffrey
La siguiente nota técnica presenta una revisión del sistema de innovación de Costa Rica con especial énfasis en sus principales fortalezas y debilidades. El objetivo de la misma es contribuir al…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Contreras, Carmen; Contreras, José Luis
Este estudio analiza las características y los resultados de programas para promover consorcios tecnológicos en cuatro economías latinoamericanas: Argentina, Chile, Colombia y Uruguay. Se basa en…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Castro, Jaime; Lavagna, Roberto; de la Cruz, Rafael; Campbell, Tim; Maluquer i Amorôs, Salvador; Tarrach i Colls, Anna; Williams, Anthony; Stein, Ernesto H.; Pio Júnior, Álvaro; Herrera, Víctor Manuel; González Anaya, José Antonio; Chávez, Roberto; Cobo Mayoral, Rosa; Ahmad, Ehtisham; MacLean Abaroa, Ronald; García-Escribano, Mercedes; Campo, María Fernanda; Brandazza, Daniela; Pires, Júlio Ribeiro; Silva, Mauricio; Navarro, Juan Carlos; McCallion, Hazel; Marcel, Mario; Ortíz, Fabiola; Shah, Anwar; Wiesner Durán, Eduardo; Almeida, Fernanda
América Latina se está descentralizando. Cada vez más recursos y un mayor poder de decisión están pasando desde los gobiernos centrales hacia el nivel local. Este naciente panorama político,…
May 2009
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Filc, Gabriel; Shack, Nelson; Berretta, Nora; Jul, Ana María; Rezende, Fernando; Aldunate, Eduardo; García López, Roberto; Tavares, Martus; Scartascini, Carlos; Echeverry, Juan Carlos
This publication contains a collection of papers presented within the framework of the Public Policy Management and Transparency Network: Development Effectiveness and Results-Based Budget Management…
May 2009
Author(s): Marcel, Mario; Filc, Gabriel; Shack, Nelson; Berretta, Nora; Jul, Ana María; Rezende, Fernando; Aldunate, Eduardo; García López, Roberto; Tavares, Martus; Scartascini, Carlos; Echeverry, Juan Carlos
Esta publicación presenta los principales temas analizados en el marco de la Red de Gestión y Transparencia de la Política Pública: Gestión para Resultados y Efectividad en el Desarrollo, del Diálogo…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Goto, Junichi
Although Japan is much richer than Latin America and income distribution in Japan generally is much more equitable than in Latin America, the Japanese gender gap is one of the worst in the world,…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Goto, Junichi
El Japón es más rico que América Latina y la distribución del ingreso es en general más equitativa, empero las diferencias por razón de sexo son de las más acentuadas del mundo, si se las compara con…