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…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Shapira, Philip;Youtie, Jan;Cox, Debbie;Uyarra, Elvira;Gök, Abullah;Rogers, Juan;Downing, Chris
This technical note analyzes international experiences and practices of public technology extension service programs. Technology extension services comprise varied forms of assistance provided…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Zanlungo M., Juan Pablo;Katz, Jorge;Araya G., Catalina
La recuperación de la industria salmonera chilena post pandemia del virus ISA (2007-2009) ha requerido de un importante desarrollo de know-how local. Los servicios intensivos en conocimiento (KIBS)…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Rius, Andrés
In 2006 Uruguay's Parliament voted to establish a system of individual livestock traceability that would initially be mandatory for bovine populations, and in future stages will encompass all…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Marín, Anabel;Stubrin, Lilia;Da Silva Jr., J. J.
Argentina and Brazil are world leaders in agriculture; they have expanded production massively recently and have pioneered the adoption of agricultural technology intensive inputs. An important…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Villa, Laura;Melo, Jenny
El propósito de este documento es servir de referencia para la discusión interna del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) sobre el panorama de la innovación social en Colombia. Este presenta un…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Olivari, Jocelyn
This paper identifies the main characteristics of a subset of Chilean firms that has the potential to positively impact the economy through employment generation. The study also verifies whether…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo;Torres-Carballo, Federico
This study explores for the first time the dynamics of entrepreneurship in Costa Rica based on an analysis of firm entry, exit, and growth rates. Using panel data from 2001 to 2012, it explores the…
Jan 2015
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.;Fernandez Donoso, Jose
Este informe examina la percepción que tienen pequeñas empresas innovadoras (PEI) en Chile, Colombia y México sobre la efectividad de los sistemas legales de protección de la propiedad intelectual.…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Tacsir, Ezequiel
This study examines the impact of process and product innovation on employment growth and composition in Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, and Uruguay using micro data from innovation surveys. Based on…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto;Zahler, Andrés;Bravo Ortega, Claudio
This paper analyzes empirically the relationship between innovation and productivity in the Chilean services sector. Consistent with recent evidence on developed countries, we find that services…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;Garda, Paula
In this paper, the links between the investment in innovation activities, innovation outputs (technological and non-technological innovation), and productivity in services and manufacturing are…
Nov 2012
Author(s): González Olmos, Belén
Este documento resume las buenas prácticas que deben ser observadas en todas las fases de la realización de las encuestas de innovación implementadas por los distintos países. Se describen…
Nov 2012
Author(s): Giuliodori, David;Giuliodori, Roberto
En este trabajo se presenta un análisis del instrumento del crédito fiscal como mecanismo de incentivo para la inversión en I+D+i en Argentina, tal como se encuentra funcionando desde el año 1998. Se…
Nov 2012
Author(s): García Zaballos, Antonio;López-Rivas, Rubén
Broadband plays a key role in society, impacting GDP, productivity, and employment. In the Latin American and Caribbean region, which is characterized by low broadband penetration costly Internet…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Jacquet, Bruno;Simmoneaux, Mathilde
La agricultura haitiana, en su mayoría familiar y de subsistencia, enfrenta en la actualidad diversos retos para mejorar sus niveles de productividad y el acesso a factores de producción. En 2011 se…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Silveira Porto, Geciane;Kannebley Jr., Sérgio;Dias, Alexandre;Pacheco, Manuel;Radaelli, Vanderléia
O objetivo principal deste estudo é analisar o Sistema Estadual de Inovação do Rio de Janeiro, a fim de identificar aspectos facilitadores e gargalos para a inovação na indústria fluminense. Com este…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Tovar García, Carlos
Desde la creación de Adecoagro en el 2002, el crecimiento de la empresa en Argentina se basó en la implementación de un modelo de producción sustentable, trabajando principalmente en tierras propias…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez Bu, Lorena;Eguino, Huáscar;Yitani, José;Bezerra, Maria do Carmo
O Observatório Metodológico PROCIDADES foi desenvolvido sob a responsabilidade do Setor de Conhecimento e Aprendizagem (KNL) e da Divisão de Gestão Fiscal e Municipal (FMM) da Representação no Brasil…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Navas-Alemán, Lizbeth;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Kamiya, Marco
The literature on small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) finance highlights linkages with large firms in value chains as a possible way to enhance access to credit. However, much of the literature…