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…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Castro, Lucio; Szenkman, Paula
Evidencia reciente sugiere que el éxito o el fracaso de las políticas de desarrollo productivo (PDP) depende, en gran medida, no tanto de las características particulares de las políticas sino de las…
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…
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…