Dec 2019
Author(s): Vera, Diego
Limited information about borrowers may create allocative distortions in credit markets. Community-based lending programs may reduce these distortions by exploiting relevant information available to…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Johannsen, Julia; Martinez, Sebastian; Vidal, Cecilia; Yarygina, Anastasiya
En este estudio se presentan los resultados de la evaluación de impacto del programa de desarrollo infantil temprano “Crecer Bien Para Vivir Bien” en Bolivia. El programa buscaba contribuir a mejorar…
Jun 2019
Author(s): Aramburu, Julián; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Salazar, Lina; López, César Augusto
This paper estimates the impact of an agricultural technology adoption program on agricultural production and income using an experimental approach. The context of analysis is the Program for the…
May 2019
Author(s): Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio
Understanding the causal association between skills and productivity is essential for designing effective training programs. This paper evaluates an intervention aimed at boosting leadership and…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Alvarado, Alfredo; Rosas-Shady, David; González-Velosa, Carolina
Existen indicios de que, en el Perú, la brecha de habilidades (entendida como la diferencia entre las habilidades demandadas por los empleadores y aquellas con las que cuentan los trabajadores) es…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Alvarado, Alfredo; Rosas-Shady, David; González-Velosa, Carolina
Existen indicios de que, en el Perú, la brecha de habilidades (entendida como la diferencia entre las habilidades demandadas por los empleadores y aquellas con las que cuentan los trabajadores) es…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Abhijit; Breza, Emily; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Approaches to underdevelopment based on misallocation of resources have two premises. First, that there is huge heterogeneity in terms of underlying productivity among potential and actual…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
Este estudio analiza la asociación entra la calidad de los programas de trabajo con familias y sus resultados sobre el desarrollo infantil. Se concentra en programas de acompañamiento familiar que…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Fernandini Puga, Manuel
En esta publicación se recoge información relevante para propiciar el diálogo y el debate en torno a políticas de financiamiento de las tecnologías en el sector agropecuario. El objetivo es que sirva…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Decentralizing the allocation of resources to community members is an increasingly popular form of delivering public resources in developing countries. However, this approach is associated with the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
As home visiting programs continue to expand, it is crucial to develop cost-effective methods to monitor their quality that are feasible at-scale. This paper compares two instruments widely used…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Araujo, María Caridad; Rubio-Codina, Marta; Dormal, Marta
A medida que los programas de visitas continúan expandiéndose, es crucial desarrollar métodos costo-efectivos de monitoreo de su calidad, que sean factibles de aplicación a escala. Este documento…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Gibbons, María Amelia; Rossi, Martín
This paper evaluates the impact of two programs that provide public and private goods, in the form of irrigation canals and materials (such as hail nets). Using a twelve-year panel of wine producers…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Gibbons, María Amelia; Rossi, Martín
Este documento evalúa el impacto de dos programas que proporcionan bienes públicos y privados, en forma de canales de riego y materiales (como mallas antigranizo). Usando un panel de doce años de…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Gallego, Juan Miguel; Gutiérrez, Luis H.
This paper presents evidence of the effects of gender diversity on firm innovation outcomes and their productivity in Colombian manufacturing firms, by extending a CDM model to include women’s…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
Increasing productivity is generally considered to be the only sustainable way of improving living standards in the long term. The Brazilian economy has had periods of strong growth, particularly…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
El aumento de la productividad se considera en general como el único modo sostenible de mejorar las condiciones de vida a largo plazo. Los períodos de firme crecimiento que ha conocido la economía…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
Em geral, o aumento da produtividade é considerado o único modo sustentável para se melhorar os padrões de vida no longo prazo. A economia brasileira teve períodos de forte crescimento, em especial…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
This study provides an overview of various Brazilian programs of firm support — including productive finance, business consulting, value chain, export promotion, and innovation support — as well as…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
Este estudo oferece um panorama de diversos programas brasileiros de apoio a empresas – incluindo financiamento produtivo, consultoria de negócios, cadeia de valor, promoção à exportação e apoio à…