Jun 2017
Author(s): Perez, Sergio; Rodríguez, María
La recolección de datos fue realizada por la DINEPA con el soporte tecnico del BID durante los meses de marzo y abril del 2016, en el medio urbano de las comunas de Port au Prince y de Carrefour,…
Feb 2017
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Dohnert, Sylvia; Maffioli, Alessandro; Hoelz Pinto Ambrozio, Antônio Marcos; Barron, Manuel; Bernini, Federico; Figal Garone, Lucas; Grant, Kayla; Mohan, Preeya; Morris, Diego; Presbitero, Andrea; Rabellotti, Roberta; Lage de Sousa, Filipe; Strobl, Eric; Watson, Patrick
This monograph explores productivity, innovation, and firm performance, important issues that affect private sector development in the Caribbean region. Using unique and recently available datasets…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Burgess, Elisabeth; Martínez, Mariana; Magnoni, Barbara; Carballo, Ignacio E.; Hainze, Anna
Durante los últimos 15 años, el sector de las microfinanzas y las instituciones de microfinanzas (IMF) que lo componen en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), han pasado por un proceso de maduración…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Gibbons, María Amelia; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rossi, Martín
This paper evaluates the impact of two programs that provide public and private goods, in the form of irrigation canals and materials (such as hail nets). Using a twelve-year panel of wine producers…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Mullally, Conner; Maffioli, Alessandro
Management is an important input into agricultural production, as it a determinant of the uptake and proper implementation of productive technologies and practices. While there is a large literature…
Aug 2009
Author(s): Gonzalez Diez, Verónica M.; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rozo, Sandra
This paper is part of the project 'Ex-post Evaluation of the IDB Agricultural Technology Uptake Programs.' This paper evaluates the impact of agricultural extension services in the…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Cerdan-Infantes, Pedro; Maffioli, Alessandro; Ubfal, Diego
This paper analyzes the impact of the Farm Modernization and Development Program (PREDEG) on the technology uptake and productivity of Uruguayan farmers. Using a unique panel dataset, the authors…
Jun 2008
Author(s): López, Fernando; Maffioli, Alessandro
In this paper, the authors analyzed the effectiveness of the Component 1 of the Livestock Pilot Project (LPP-1) in fostering the efficiency of the Uruguayan livestock producers. The study used a…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Cocchi, Horacio; Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.
This study analyses the relationships between farm income, adoption of conservation technologies and output diversification among PAES participants by comparing their performance at two points in…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Cocchi, Horacio; Solís, Daniel
This paper examines the determinants of adoption of soil conservation technologies among farmers participating in the Environmental Program of El Salvador (PAES). A sample of PAES participants was…
Nov 2006
Author(s): Bravo-Ureta, Boris E.; Cocchi, Horacio; Solís, Daniel
In this study the authors analyze the degree of output diversification (anything produced in the farm that is not a subsistence crop, i.e., corn or beans) among 520 hillside farmers in El Salvador.…