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…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Salazar, Mónica; Guillard, Charlotte; Crespi, Gustavo
Policymakers need statistics and indicators to diagnose the situation of the sector or issue at stake and then propose policies and programs based on evidence, and to monitor and evaluate public…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper estimates the direct and spillover effects of two matching grants schemes designed to promote firm-level research and development (R&D) investment in Chile on firm productivity.…
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…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Angelelli, Pablo; Cathles, Alison; Crespi, Gustavo; Federico, Juan; Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto; González-Velosa, Carolina; Ibarra, Sabrina; Jung, Juan; Kantis, Hugo; Mohan, Preeya; Montalbano, Pierluigi; Nenci, Silvia; Pangerl, Siobhan; Presbitero, Andrea; Rabellotti, Roberta; Rosas-Shady, David; Strobl, Eric; Tacsir, Ezequiel; Vargas, Fernando; Watson, Patrick
The full version of this book compiles several empirical works that, through different lenses, aim to reveal which variables may have a systematiceffect on the productivity evolution observed at a…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Angelelli, Pablo; Cathles, Alison; Crespi, Gustavo; Federico, Juan; Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto; González-Velosa, Carolina; Ibarra, Sabrina; Jung, Juan; Kantis, Hugo; Mohan, Preeya; Montalbano, Pierluigi; Nenci, Silvia; Pangerl, Siobhan; Presbitero, Andrea; Rabellotti, Roberta; Rosas-Shady, David; Strobl, Eric; Tacsir, Ezequiel; Vargas, Fernando; Watson, Patrick
La versión completa de este libro enfatiza la generación de conocimiento, la difusión y la implementación a través de las innovaciones. También se explora el rol de otros aspectos como el capital…
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…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Di Fabio, Claudia; Roldán, Flavia; Angelelli, Pablo; Crespi, Gustavo
La economía de Uruguay ha transitado una "década de oro" en materia de crecimiento, liderado fundamentalmente por un alto dinamismo de la inversión, la productividad y las exportaciones,…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
INT's research program over the past several years has sought to fill this gap. Beginning in 2008, the Sector has published a series of analytically rigorous and policy relevant studies of the…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Tacsir, Ezequiel; Crespi, Gustavo; Zuñiga, Pluvia; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Vargas, Fernando
In this note, a wide range of innovation indicators are analyzed in order to describe the innovation behavior of manufacturing firms in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region using the…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Tacsir, Ezequiel; Crespi, Gustavo; Zuñiga, Pluvia; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Vargas, Fernando
En esta nota técnica se analiza una amplia gama de indicadores de innovación con el fin de describir el comportamiento de las empresas manufactureras en la región de América Latina y el Caribe, a…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Tacsir, Ezequiel
This study examines the impact of process and product innovation on employment growth and composition in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, and Uruguay using micro data from innovation surveys. Based on…
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…
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-…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Mohnen, Pierre; Vázquez, Gonzalo
The purpose of this guideline is to provide ideas and technical advice on how to measure the effectiveness of Science, Technology and Innovation Programs (STIP). The paper addresses the specific…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
This paper aims at evaluating the impacts of innovation promotion programs administrated by the Colombian Innovation Agency (COLCIENCIAS). Although the agency implements multiple programs, the focus…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Solís, Galileo; Tacsir, Ezequiel
El presente documento presenta una evaluación preliminar del impacto que el programa de subvenciones a la investigación y desarrollo tiene en la dinámica innovadora de las firmas panameñas. Dentro de…
Sep 2007
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro
This paper is part of the project: "IDB's Science and Technology Programs: An Evaluation of the Technology Development Funds (TDF) and Competitive Research Grants (CRG)." This paper…