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…
May 2017
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Linares, Ana María; Fryer, Michelle; Soldano, Miguel; Maciel, Odette; Oliveira, Patricia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sadeghi, Patricia
This document presents an evaluation by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE) of the Country Program of the Inter-American Development Bank with Guyana over the period 2012-2016. This Country…
May 2017
Author(s): Rose, Jonathan; Linares, Ana María; Fryer, Michelle; Soldano, Miguel; Maciel, Odette; Oliveira, Patricia; Palomino, Alejandro; Sadeghi, Patricia
Este documento presenta una evaluación de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión (OVE) sobre el Programa de País del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo con Guyana durante el período 2012-2016. Esta…
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…