Oct 2012
Author(s): Robles, Marcos; Stampini, Marco; Merino, María Fernanda; Thompson, Jennelle; Tolmos, Alfonso; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Perafán, Carlos César; Quiroga, Ricardo; Fernández-Baca, Jaime; Chávez, Elizabeth; Moreno, Carmiña; Quijandría, Gabriel; Ludeña, Carlos E.; Lacambra Ayuso, Sergio; Hori, Tsuneki; Radics, Axel; Echevarría, Carlos; Capristán, Rafael; Deustua, Gonzalo; Pimenta, Carlos; Cortázar Velarde, Juan Carlos; Villa, Karelia; Urra, Javier; Arevalo, Gregorio; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Guaipatín, Carlos; Suaznabar, Claudia; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Jaramillo, Fidel; Grunwaldt, Alfred
Gracias a su buen desempeño económico, el Perú está en camino de consolidarse como una economía de ingreso medio, con todos los retos y oportunidades que ello conlleva. Mirando hacia el futuro, las…
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…
Jun 2012
Author(s): Caro, Lorena; Galindo, Arturo; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
This paper explores the links between labor formality, access to credit and firm performance in Colombia using Annual Manufacturing Survey data for the period 2000-2009. A significant though small…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; Uribe, Maria José
Understanding the drivers of international production fragmentation is an important issue for Latin American and Caribbean countries because participation in global production networks can help…
Apr 2012
Author(s): Sabel, Charles; Sánchez, Gabriel; Butler, Inés; Rozemberg, Ricardo; Ruffo, Hernán; Arbeláez, María Angélica; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; León, Nicolás; da Rocha, Angela; Kury, Beatriz; Monteiro, Joana; Agosin, Manuel R.; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Aragón, Edgar; Darzé, Alexandre; Bonelli, Regis; Pinheiro, Armando Castelar; Snoeck, Michele; Pittaluga, Lucía; Artopoulos, Alejandro; Friel, Daniel; Hallak, Juan Carlos
Export Pioneers in Latin America analyzes a series of case studies of successful new export activities throughout the region to learn how pioneers jump-start a virtuous process leading to economic…
Mar 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…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Despite the large potential gains from credit by second-tier development banks, little is known about the actual impact of these banks' lending activity. This study partially fills that gap by…