Oct 2010
Author(s): Balsa, Ana; Gandelman, Néstor; Porzecanski, Rafael
This paper reports the results of a three-month randomized controlled trial to estimate the impact of an Internet and mobile telephone short message service (SMS) intervention on adolescents'…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Fu, Xiaolan; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Soete, Luc
This article explores in depth the role of indigenous and foreign innovation efforts in technological change and catching up in emerging economies. It also looks at the interaction between indigenous…
Apr 2010
Author(s): Navia, Patricio; Eyzaguirre, Nicolás; Olivari, Jocelyn; Briones, Ignacio; Benavente, José Miguel; Aninat, Cristóbal
This paper analyzes the political economy of productivity-related policymaking in Chile following a political transaction cost model (Spiller and Tommasi, 2003; Murillo et al., 2008). The main…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Contreras, Carmen; Contreras, José Luis
Este estudio analiza las características y los resultados de programas para promover consorcios tecnológicos en cuatro economías latinoamericanas: Argentina, Chile, Colombia y Uruguay. Se basa en…