Mar 2020
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Castillo, Rafael
En las últimas dos décadas, la productividad en Perú ha subido poco pese a su destacado crecimiento económico comparado al promedio de América Latina. Esta nota describe modelos de gobernanza de las…
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 2014
Author(s): Tacsir, Ezequiel; Grazzi, Matteo; Castillo, Rafael
Skill gaps are a key constraint to innovation, hindering productivity growth and economic development. In particular, shortages in the supply of trained professionals in disciplines related to…
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…