Feb 2019
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper estimates the direct and spillover effects of two matching grants schemes designed to promote firm-level research and development (R&D) investment in Chile on firm productivity.…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Giuliani, Elisa; Maffioli, Alessandro; Pacheco, Manuel; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Stucchi, Rodolfo
Do the programs that aim to promote and develop industry clusters (also known as Cluster Development Programs) work? Do they have an impact on enterprise development? This paper offers an insight…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rojo, Sofía; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper presents the evaluation of the Enterprise Restructuring Support Program in Argentina. The aim of the program was to increase the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises by…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Mohnen, Pierre; Vázquez, Gonzalo
The purpose of this guideline is to provide ideas and technical advice on how to measure the effectiveness of Science, Technology and Innovation Programs (STIP). The paper addresses the specific…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
This paper aims at evaluating the impacts of innovation promotion programs administrated by the Colombian Innovation Agency (COLCIENCIAS). Although the agency implements multiple programs, the focus…
Oct 2007
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro
This paper is part of the project: "IDB's Science and Technology Programs: An Evaluation of the Technology Development Funds (TDF) and Competitive Research Grants (CRG)." This paper…