May 2022
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel;Zuñiga, Pluvia
The effect of market competition on firm innovation remains controversial, especially in the context of developing countries. This paper presents new empirical evidence about the causal impact of…
Apr 2022
Author(s): Vargas, Fernando
The study of innovation in Latin American firms has concentrated almost exclusively on the determinants and impacts of innovation investments and outputs. Less attention has been paid to how firms…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Anzolin, Guendalina
Natural resources are an important source for development, and Latin America is one of the regions with the highest endowment. This calls for a reconsideration of resource-based development.…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Saporito, Nunzia Francesca ;Moreira, Julia de Furquim Werkner ;Penna, Caetano C. R.;Radaelli, Vanderléia
Innovation is crucial for development. A set of institutional capacities and coordinated actions between the public and private sectors are required to drive large mission-oriented innovation…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel;Zuñiga, Pluvia
This paper evaluates whether market competition matters for the effectiveness of innovation policies. Using data for manufacturing firms in Chile and Peru, we implement propensity matching techniques…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Mazzucato, Mariana;Penna, Caetano C. R.
Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) face the challenge of finding new growth engines that allow them to achieve and sustain high levels of economic and social development in the long…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Mazzucato, Mariana;Penna, Caetano C. R.
Los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) enfrentan el desafío de encontrar nuevos motores de crecimiento que les permitan alcanzar y sostener altos niveles de desarrollo económico y social en…
May 2020
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo;Angelelli, Pablo
Con base en una encuesta a 2.232 emprendimientos en 19 países, y a 429 instituciones de apoyo a los ecosistemas de emprendimiento en 18 países, este documento explora el impacto del COVID-19 en las…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel;Calvo, Carolina
Using a panel data of innovative Chilean firms, we obtain a private return for R&D expenditure over 30 percent during this decade. Despite the fact of being almost twice the return obtained for…
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.…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Zahler, Andrés;Goya, Daniel;Caamaño, Matías
We study the effect of different types of barriers to innovation (financial, demand, knowledge, market, cooperation, and regulatory barriers) on firm level innovation inputs and outputs. Using a…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo
La evaluación de los programas y políticas de emprendimiento es una tarea de gran relevancia dado que debe aportar insumos para un mejor uso de los recursos públicos en el fomento de la creación de…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Belmar, Christian;Aravena, Dayana;Guarda, Nicolás
El trabajo analiza la importancia de la infraestructura de la calidad (IC), como factor de competitividad para la economía chilena. Se resaltan los aspectos para profundizar el desarrollo del sistema…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo;Federico, Juan;Magendzo, Adrián
Los motores que dinamizaron el crecimiento económico de los países de América Latina en la última década están mostrando claros signos de agotamiento. Esta situación plantea la necesidad de pensar en…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Bravo Ortega, Claudio;Muñoz, Leonardo
The Chilean mining industry is currently facing a set of challenges that need to be addressed for it to remain competitive in the global economy. These are related to a more efficient use of basic…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
Trade and investment were unarguably the main drivers of Korea's outstanding economic development. Heavy government intervention together with the private sector's continuous efforts to…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Lastres, Helena M. M.;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Caporali, Renato;Soares, Maria Clara Couto;Matos, Marcelo G. Pessoa de;Magalhães, Walsey de Assis;Podcameni, Maria Gabriela;Cordeiro, Ariela Diniz;Sachs, Ignacy;Laplane, Mariano Francisco;Kosacoff, Bernardo;Sturgeon, Timothy J.;Kaplan Barbosa, Eduardo;Arocena, Rodrigo;Sutz, Judith;Becker, Bertha K.;Canddotti, Ennio;Chaves, Maria do Perpétuo Socorro Rodrigues;Maia, Ana Christina;Lemos, Cristina;Dutrénit, Gabriela;Ramos, Carlos;Cassiolato, José Eduardo;Apolinário, Valdênia;Silva, Maria Lussieu da;Stevenson, Claudia;Nadvi, Khalid;Rasiah, Rajah;Garcez, Cristiane;Arroio, Ana Carolina Machado;Araujo, Alexandre Guerra de;Rivas, Gonzalo;De Groote, Roberto;Maggi Campos, Claudio;Saldias, Rodrigo;Sanhueza, Ramiro;Bitran Colodro, Eduardo;González Urrutia, Cristian M.
O conjunto dos capítulos deste trabalho aponta e elabora importantes alternativas de política capazes de retomar e sustentar novas formas desenvolvimento apropriadas, coesas e duradouras. Ao mesmo…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés
Este informe representa un primer acercamiento al problema en América Latina, donde no existen estudios comparativos sobre la viabilidad y el impacto económico de los PCT. El objetivo es analizar el…