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…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel; Ruiz-Arranz, Marta; Rivera, Luis; Trejos, Alberto; Prat, Jordi; Rojas-Romagosa, Hugo; Guevara, Porfirio; Auguste, Sebastián; Linares, Jennifer; Abuelafia, Emmanuel; Lagarda, Guillermo; Salman, Danial M.; López, Arnoldo; Pagliacci, Carolina; Brizuela, María Eugenia; Guzmán, Rolando M.
En los últimos 30 años, la región de Centroamérica y la República Dominicana ha vivido un periodo de estabilidad y progreso económico en donde le ha apostado a la integración comercial, a la…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore
Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) enjoy a diverse and longstanding economic relationship. The ties between the two economies encompass trade and foreign direct investment in a range of…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Zuñiga, Pluvia
This file contains data at the firm level for the Enterprise survey 2010 and the Productivity, Technology and Innovation survey 2014 implemented in Suriname financed by IDB. Two data sets are…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Zuñiga, Pluvia
This file contains data at the firm level for the Enterprise survey 2010 and the Productivity, Technology and Innovation survey 2014 implemented in Barbados financed by IDB. Two data sets are…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Aboal, Diego; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Crespi, Gustavo; Garda, Paula; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Rubalcava, Luis; Vairo, Maren; Vargas, Fernando
Los servicios se han convertido en el sector económico mas importante de la economía mundial, tanto en los países desarrollados como en la mayoría de las economías en desarrollo. Hoy en día, la…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica; Bosch, Mariano; Kaplan, David S.; Pagés, Carmen; Ripani, Laura
Jobs are essential for the growth of individuals and countries alike. Achieving personal fulfillment is harder without a job, just as an economy as a whole cannot develop without the impetus of the…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Alaimo, Veronica; Bosch, Mariano; Kaplan, David S.; Pagés, Carmen; Ripani, Laura
El trabajo es un aspecto esencial para el crecimiento de las personas y los países. Alcanzar una plena realización personal es más difícil sin un empleo, del mismo modo que una economía no puede…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Urzúa, Sergio; Wagner, Rodrigo; Trejos, Alberto; De Olloqui, Fernando; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Stein, Ernesto H.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Blyde, Juan S.; Cornick, Jorge; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Casaburi, Gabriel; Rucci, Graciana; Maffioli, Alessandro; Bassi, Marina; Panizza, Ugo
Las políticas industriales a menudo han causado más daño que beneficio. El nuevo marco conceptual presentado en este libro permite a los países adoptar las políticas de desarrollo productivo…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Urzúa, Sergio; Wagner, Rodrigo; Trejos, Alberto; De Olloqui, Fernando; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Stein, Ernesto H.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Blyde, Juan S.; Cornick, Jorge; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Casaburi, Gabriel; Rucci, Graciana; Maffioli, Alessandro; Bassi, Marina; Panizza, Ugo
A política industrial tem frequentemente causado mais danos do que benefícios. O novo quadro conceitual apresentado neste livro permite que os países adotem as políticas de desenvolvimento produtivo…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Wagner, Rodrigo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Bassi, Marina; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio; Panizza, Ugo; De Olloqui, Fernando; Casaburi, Gabriel; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Cornick, Jorge; Trejos, Alberto
This synopsis reviews the analysis of market failures that lies behind the conceptual framework, a few highlights of its application in key areas such as innovation, and the institutional…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Wagner, Rodrigo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Bassi, Marina; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio; Panizza, Ugo; De Olloqui, Fernando; Casaburi, Gabriel; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Cornick, Jorge; Trejos, Alberto
Esta sinopsis pasa una breve revista al análisis de las fallas de mercado que subyacen al marco conceptual, destaca unos pocos casos seleccionados de su aplicación, como la innovación, y señala los…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Wagner, Rodrigo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Bassi, Marina; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio; Panizza, Ugo; De Olloqui, Fernando; Casaburi, Gabriel; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Cornick, Jorge; Trejos, Alberto
Esta sinopse examina a análise das falhas de mercado subjacentes no marco conceitual, destaca alguns casos escolhidos de sua aplicação em áreas-chave como a inovação, e indica os requisitos…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Tacsir, Ezequiel; Vargas, Fernando
This paper analyzes and compares the determinants of innovation in the service industry and its impact on labor productivity at the firm level in three countries of Latin America (Chile, Colombia,…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Vargas, Fernando
This paper studies productivity in Latin America and the Caribbean, with an emphasis on the service sector. It shows that the low levels of productivity observed in the region are not only a…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Zuñiga, Pluvia
This study examines the impact of innovation strategies on employment growth in four Latin American countries (Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, and Uruguay) using micro-data for manufacturing firms from…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Artana, Daniel; Auguste, Sebastián
El presente trabajo presenta un enfoque metodológico que permite medir a nivel de planta y de sectores la informalidad y la productividad en forma conjunta de manera tal de poder entender mejor y…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Tacsir, Ezequiel
This presentation provides the comparative results of a project carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank to understand the links between innovation and employment in Latin America and the…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Zuñiga, Pluvia
This study examines the determinants of technological innovation and its impact on firm labor productivity across six Latin American countries (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, and…