Apr 2017
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund; Japan International Cooperation Agency
This report describes some innovative financing products for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and entrepreneurs, with a special focus on “micro investment crowdfunding,” in Japan where a…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund; Japan International Cooperation Agency
This document complements “Empathy Driven Funding: New frontier of financing small businesses,” presenting three cases where micro investment crowdfunding platform has been employed by local…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Multilateral Investment Fund; Japan International Cooperation Agency
This annex complements “Empathy Driven Funding: New frontier of financing small businesses,” providing detailed information on non-financial additionalities, fee structures, regulatory framework and…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Guerriero, Leila; Robles, Juan Manuel; Lezcano, Arturo; Álvarez, Juan Miguel; Alemán, Gabriela; Lauría, Sol; Román Aponte, Luján; Zárate, Joseph; Prenz, Miguel; Bianchi, César; Sinay, Javier
Hay aquí diez historias relacionadas con, entre otras cosas, la innovación, la educación, la ciencia y la tecnología en América Latina, contadas por algunos de los mejores periodistas de la región…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert; de Carvalho, Ilona Szabó; Alvarado, Nathalie; Marmolejo, Lina; Wang, Ruddy
Cities are where the policy and practice of citizen security are determined. Although national and subnational strategies are essential to scaling-up crime prevention, cities are where they are put…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert; de Carvalho, Ilona Szabó; Alvarado, Nathalie; Marmolejo, Lina; Wang, Ruddy
Las ciudades son el lugar donde se definen la política y la práctica de la seguridad ciudadana. Si bien las estrategias nacionales y subnacionales son fundamentales para la prevención de los delitos…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Crespi, Gustavo; Tacsir, Ezequiel; Vargas, Fernando; Mohan, Preeya; Strobl, Eric; Watson, Patrick; Jung, Juan; González-Velosa, Carolina; Rosas-Shady, David; Flores Lima, Roberto; Kantis, Hugo; Federico, Juan; Angelelli, Pablo; Ibarra, Sabrina; Cathles, Alison; Pangerl, Siobhan; Rabellotti, Roberta; Montalbano, Pierluigi; Nenci, Silvia; Presbitero, Andrea
This volume uses the study of firm dynamics to investigate the factors preventing faster productivity growth in Latin America and the Caribbean, pushing past the limits of traditional macroeconomic…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Lew, Sebastian; Madriz, Mayra; Uniman, David; Westermark, Ewa; Ye, Qianqian; Jones, Tyler; Terraza, Horacio; Taddia, Alejandro Pablo; Ríos Flores, Ramiro Alberto
Esta guía se propone brindar un instrumento de conocimientopráctico y accesible que ayude a las ciudades y a sus habitantes a promover
mejores condiciones para la movilidad en bicicleta. El…