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…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Martínez, Ernesto; Loera Varela, Armando; Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel
En Paraguay, durante los últimos tres años, el Ministerio de Educación y Cultura y el BID han participado juntos en el estudio de lo que sucede en la educación de matemáticas y ciencias en este país…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Martínez, Ernesto; Loera Varela, Armando; Hernández Agramonte, Juan Manuel
In Paraguay, for the past three years the Ministry of Education and Culture and the IDB have jointly studied what works in math and science education in Paraguay. During this time we have been…