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…
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 2005
Author(s): Piaggesi, Danilo; Mokyr, Joel; Mitchell, Graham R.; Villaschi Filho, Arlindo; Murray, T. Scott; Hammond, Allen; Katz, Rob; Paul, John; Tran, Julia; Cordella, Antonio; Furlong, Shauneen; Raymond, Peter; Soupizet, Jean-François; Lopes, Paulo; Meissl, Maresa; Echeverri, Luis Guillermo; Nunes, Esther Donio Bellegarde; Chen, Derek Hung Chiat; Vitro, Robert
The partnership between the Inter-American Development Bank and the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean to integrate the requirements of an emerging knowledge-based global economy into…