Aug 2019
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Hausmann, Ricardo; Panizza, Ugo
The conventional paradigm about development banks is that these institutions exist to target well-identified market failures. However, market failures are not directly observable and can only be…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Cornick, Jorge; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Rivas, Gonzalo
Productive development policies (PDPs) are notoriously hard. They involve a daunting level of technical detail, require public-private collaboration, are in constant danger of capture, and demand…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Sabel, Charles; Stein, Ernesto H.; Trejos, Alberto
This paper summarizes the findings of the recent Inter-American Development Bank book Two to Tango: Public-Private Collaboration Productive Development Policies, based on case studies of 25…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This report combines development and growth accounting exercises with economic theory to estimate the relative importance of total factor productivity and the accumulation of factors of production in…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Rabellotti, Roberta; Giuliani, Elisa; Alexander, Rachel
The aim of this paper is to map Caribbean clusters and identify their specific characteristics based on existing literature and available empirical evidence. A desk review of 32 clusters distributed…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Sabel, Charles; Stein, Ernesto H.; Trejos, Alberto
It takes two to tango. Strong public-private collaboration is key for discovering and implementing effective productive development policies to bring out the best in existing economic activities and…
May 2016
Author(s): Rodríguez-Apolinar, Sergio; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This paper combines development accounting exercises with economic theory to assess the importance of total factor productivity and the accumulation of factors of production as engines of growth in…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper discusses the organizational structure and technical, operational and political capabilities required for successful productive development policies (PDPs). It also discusses how…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Urzúa, Sergio; Wagner, Rodrigo; Trejos, Alberto; De Olloqui, Fernando; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Stein, Ernesto H.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Blyde, Juan S.; Cornick, Jorge; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Casaburi, Gabriel; Rucci, Graciana; Maffioli, Alessandro; Bassi, Marina; Panizza, Ugo
Las políticas industriales a menudo han causado más daño que beneficio. El nuevo marco conceptual presentado en este libro permite a los países adoptar las políticas de desarrollo productivo…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Urzúa, Sergio; Wagner, Rodrigo; Trejos, Alberto; De Olloqui, Fernando; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Stein, Ernesto H.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Blyde, Juan S.; Cornick, Jorge; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Casaburi, Gabriel; Rucci, Graciana; Maffioli, Alessandro; Bassi, Marina; Panizza, Ugo
A política industrial tem frequentemente causado mais danos do que benefícios. O novo quadro conceitual apresentado neste livro permite que os países adotem as políticas de desenvolvimento produtivo…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Wagner, Rodrigo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Bassi, Marina; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio; Panizza, Ugo; De Olloqui, Fernando; Casaburi, Gabriel; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Cornick, Jorge; Trejos, Alberto
This synopsis reviews the analysis of market failures that lies behind the conceptual framework, a few highlights of its application in key areas such as innovation, and the institutional…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Wagner, Rodrigo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Bassi, Marina; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio; Panizza, Ugo; De Olloqui, Fernando; Casaburi, Gabriel; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Cornick, Jorge; Trejos, Alberto
Esta sinopsis pasa una breve revista al análisis de las fallas de mercado que subyacen al marco conceptual, destaca unos pocos casos seleccionados de su aplicación, como la innovación, y señala los…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Wagner, Rodrigo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Bassi, Marina; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio; Panizza, Ugo; De Olloqui, Fernando; Casaburi, Gabriel; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Cornick, Jorge; Trejos, Alberto
Esta sinopse examina a análise das falhas de mercado subjacentes no marco conceitual, destaca alguns casos escolhidos de sua aplicação em áreas-chave como a inovação, e indica os requisitos…
Feb 2010
Author(s): Daude, Christian; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This paper combines development and growth accounting exercises with economic theory to estimate the relative importance of total factor productivity and the accumulation of factors of production in…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Venables, Anthony J.; Maloney, William; Kokko, Ari; Bravo Ortega, Claudio; Lederman, Daniel; Rigobón, Roberto; De Gregorio, José; Czelusta, Jesse; Jayasuriya, Shamila A.; Blomström, Magnus; Xu, L. Colin; Ludema, Rodney; Manzano, Osmel; Martin, Will; Cuddington, John T.; Wright, Gavin
'Natural Resources: Neither Course nor Destiny' brings together a variety of analytical perspectives, ranging from econometric analyses of economic growth to historical studies of…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Pietrobelli, Carlo; Rabellotti, Roberta
El presente estudio presenta algunas de las lecciones que se desprenden de la experiencia, así como recomendaciones de políticas que apoyan el progreso competitivo de las pymes en el mercado global.…