Feb 2019
Author(s): Hoces de la Guardia, Fernando; Sturdy, Jennifer
The social science landscape is changing rapidly; alongside existing standards for ethics in research there are rising standards for what is considered credible and rigorous research, including the…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Salazar, Mónica; Guillard, Charlotte; Crespi, Gustavo
Policymakers need statistics and indicators to diagnose the situation of the sector or issue at stake and then propose policies and programs based on evidence, and to monitor and evaluate public…
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.…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo
Costa Rica es un país que ha logrado una transformación productiva importante de su economía, así como un razonable crecimiento económico durante las últimas tres décadas mediante políticas de…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Azevedo, Paulo F.; Saes, Maria Sylvia; Schneider, Paula Sarita Bigio; Carvalho, Thiago Bernardino de; Francischini, Andresa Silva Neto; Santana, Synthia Kariny Silva de; Morgulis, Maria Clara de Azevedo
This paper presents and comparatively analyzes three case studies of productive development agencies (PDAs) in Brazil: Embrapa, Finep, and ABC Foundation. Following a discussion of the main…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.; Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Uyarra, Elvira; Moñux, Diego; Li, Yanchao; Esteban, Adrián; Rigby, John; Ospina, María José; Edler, Jakob
Public procurement accounts for a significant proportion of overall demand for goods and services. Thus, it could be a useful tool for fostering innovation and economic growth. While interest in the…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Molina, Oswaldo; Olivari, Jocelyn; Pietrobelli, Carlo
Traditionally the Peruvian context has been unfavorable for innovation by local firms in the mining sector. However, some firms have managed to innovate despite these conditions in recent years. The…
Sep 2016
Author(s): Wagner, Wolfgang; Brazil David, Renata; García Zaballos, Antonio
Access to information communications technologies (ICTs), in particular broadband, is critical for sustainable development. Increased access to broadband isolated communities in developing countries…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Aboal, Diego; Cazulo, Paola; Tacsir, Ezequiel; Angelelli, Pablo
El presente artículo presenta los resultados de una evaluación de impacto de muy corto plazo del Programa Nacional de Incentivo a los Investigadores (PRONII) de Paraguay en su edición 2011. Para…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Angelelli, Pablo; Cathles, Alison; Crespi, Gustavo; Federico, Juan; Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto; González-Velosa, Carolina; Ibarra, Sabrina; Jung, Juan; Kantis, Hugo; Mohan, Preeya; Montalbano, Pierluigi; Nenci, Silvia; Pangerl, Siobhan; Presbitero, Andrea; Rabellotti, Roberta; Rosas-Shady, David; Strobl, Eric; Tacsir, Ezequiel; Vargas, Fernando; Watson, Patrick
The full version of this book compiles several empirical works that, through different lenses, aim to reveal which variables may have a systematiceffect on the productivity evolution observed at a…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Angelelli, Pablo; Cathles, Alison; Crespi, Gustavo; Federico, Juan; Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto; González-Velosa, Carolina; Ibarra, Sabrina; Jung, Juan; Kantis, Hugo; Mohan, Preeya; Montalbano, Pierluigi; Nenci, Silvia; Pangerl, Siobhan; Presbitero, Andrea; Rabellotti, Roberta; Rosas-Shady, David; Strobl, Eric; Tacsir, Ezequiel; Vargas, Fernando; Watson, Patrick
La versión completa de este libro enfatiza la generación de conocimiento, la difusión y la implementación a través de las innovaciones. También se explora el rol de otros aspectos como el capital…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Crespi, Gustavo; Tacsir, Ezequiel; Vargas, Fernando; Mohan, Preeya; Strobl, Eric; Watson, Patrick; Jung, Juan; González-Velosa, Carolina; Rosas-Shady, David; Flores Lima, Roberto; Kantis, Hugo; Federico, Juan; Angelelli, Pablo; Ibarra, Sabrina; Cathles, Alison; Pangerl, Siobhan; Rabellotti, Roberta; Montalbano, Pierluigi; Nenci, Silvia; Presbitero, Andrea
This volume uses the study of firm dynamics to investigate the factors preventing faster productivity growth in Latin America and the Caribbean, pushing past the limits of traditional macroeconomic…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto
This technical note examines the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) and research and development (R&D) investment on innovation and productivity in Chilean firms, in…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Stads, Gert-Jan; Beintema, Nienke M.; Pérez, Sandra; Flaherty, Kathleen; Falconi, César
This report assesses trends in investments, human resource capacity, andresearch outputs in agricultural R&D -excluding the private (for-profit) sector- in LAC. It is an update of Stads and…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Stads, Gert-Jan; Beintema, Nienke M.; Pérez, Sandra; Flaherty, Kathleen; Falconi, César
Este informe evalúa las tendencias en la inversión, la capacidad en recursos humanos y los resultados de investigación en I+D agropecuario -excluyendo el sector privado (con fines de lucro)- en LAC.…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Di Fabio, Claudia; Roldán, Flavia; Angelelli, Pablo; Crespi, Gustavo
La economía de Uruguay ha transitado una "década de oro" en materia de crecimiento, liderado fundamentalmente por un alto dinamismo de la inversión, la productividad y las exportaciones,…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Usher, Ximena; Bukstein, Daniel; Hernández, Elisa
Esta investigación tiene como objetivo evaluar los impactos de los instrumentos de promoción de la innovación empresarial implementados por la Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación (ANII).…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo
This technical note presents a detailed review of Costa Rica's recent innovation policy. It discusses how far Costa Rica is from having innovation ecosystems (human networks that generate…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore; Estevadeordal, Antoni; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio
INT's research program over the past several years has sought to fill this gap. Beginning in 2008, the Sector has published a series of analytically rigorous and policy relevant studies of the…