May 2016
Author(s): Downing, Thomas E.; Colvin, John; Abdelrahim, Sarah; Lacambra, Carmen; Munera, Claudia; Lacambra, Juan; Castro, Mirza
Monitoring project investments and progress toward climate resilience in the private sector requires extensions to the normal project-level indicators of output. Based on a conceptual framework of a…
May 2016
Author(s): Downing, Thomas E.; Colvin, John; Abdelrahim, Sarah; Lacambra, Carmen; Munera, Claudia; Lacambra, Juan; Castro, Mirza
Monitorear las inversiones en proyectos y el progreso hacia la resilienciaclimática del sector privado requiere ampliar los indicadores más allá de
insumos y producción del proyecto. Basada en…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Suominen, Kati; Campos, Rosario; Inchauspe, Álvaro; Torres Paz, Luis; Achar Samra, Elena; Gamboa Soto, Francisco; Comandari, Carlos Honorato; Lyu, Jaewon; Edwards, Diane; González Izquierdo, María del Coriseo; Hartleb, Karl; Tarradellas i Espuny, Joan; Díaz, Guillermo; Coyoy Echeverría, Erick; Giobergia, Cecilia; Cereseto, Fabiana; Perea, José Ramón; Daude, Christian; Avendaño, Rolando; Moncaut, Nicolás; Wiñazky, Marcelo; Bekerman, Marta; Leiva Bonilla, Juan Carlos; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; Hallak, Juan Carlos; González, Andrea
In spite of the fact that they make up more than 90% of firms and account for a substantial portion of employment in these countries, rather little is known about the role of small- and mid-size…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Suominen, Kati; Campos, Rosario; Inchauspe, Álvaro; Torres Paz, Luis; Achar Samra, Elena; Gamboa Soto, Francisco; Comandari, Carlos Honorato; Lyu, Jaewon; Edwards, Diane; González Izquierdo, María del Coriseo; Hartleb, Karl; Tarradellas i Espuny, Joan; Díaz, Guillermo; Coyoy Echeverría, Erick; Giobergia, Cecilia; Cereseto, Fabiana; Perea, José Ramón; Daude, Christian; Avendaño, Rolando; Moncaut, Nicolás; Wiñazky, Marcelo; Bekerman, Marta; Leiva Bonilla, Juan Carlos; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; Hallak, Juan Carlos; González, Andrea
A pesar de que representan más del 90% de las empresas y generan un alto porcentaje del empleo, es bastante poco lo que se sabe sobre el papel que desempeñan las pequeñas y medianas empresas (PYMES)…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper studies the effect of government-backed partial credit guarantees on firms' performance. These guarantees are automatically granted to firms without enough collateral in order to lift…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Mejia, Paula; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
The paper uses microeconomic data to characterize entrepreneurs by income group and selected household, individual and business characteristics, finding that entrepreneurship is rare but more…
Feb 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Government-owned development banks have often been justified by the need to respond to financial market imperfections that hinder the establishment and growth of promising businesses, and as a result…
Jun 2005
Author(s): Paixao, María de Fatima
O Pará é o segundo maior exportador de madeira do País - 20% do valor nacional de exportação (US$ 1,5 bilhão). A indústria moveleira paraense ocupou em 2003 um modesto décimo lugar na pauta de…