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'…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Horton, John; Lemay, Michele H.; Rogers, Cassandra; Manzano, Osmel; Kambel, Ellen-Rose; Alonso, Laura; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Klinger, Bailey; Shukla, Gangadhar P.; Martin, Dougal; Shearer, Matthew; Hausmann, Ricardo; Perez Maillard, Michelle; Russell, Mariko; Norton, Roger; Philipp, Daniela; Bishop, Kristyna; Campos Ortiz, Melina
Towards a Sustainable and Efficient State: The Development Agenda of Belize represents a tangible expression of the Inter-American Development Bank's commitment to generating knowledge as part…
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…
Dec 2009
Author(s): Ellis, Amanda N.; Orlando, María Beatriz; Muñoz Boudet, Ana Maria; Piras, Claudia; Reimao, Maira; Cutura, Jozefina; Frickenstein, Judith; Perez, Ane; de Castro, Orsi
Entrepreneurship contributes to a vibrant private sector and can stimulate broader economic growth. Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced an important growth of…