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…
Mar 2022
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Guillard, Charlotte;Salazar, Mónica;Vargas, Fernando
This paper provides the methods through which the first version of the harmonized Latin American Innovation Surveys database (LAIS) was built. LAIS, which is made freely available through the Inter-…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Campi, Mercedes;Dueñas, Marco;Ciarli, Tommaso
Do creative industries have positive spillovers for the local economy in middle-income countries, for instance by attracting creative workers who benefit entrepreneurs and workers in other industries…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Ubfal, Diego;Arráiz, Irani;Beuermann, Diether;Frese, Michael;Maffioli, Alessandro;Verch, Daniel
There has been growing interest in approaches to business training that incorporate insights from psychology to develop soft skills associated with successful entrepreneurship. The empirical evidence…
May 2020
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo;Hennessey, Michael;Henriquez, Pauline;Benavente, José Miguel;Radaelli, Vanderléia;Sasso, Simone;Anta, Rafael;Crespi, Gustavo;Navarro, Juan Carlos;Vargas, Fernando
The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are shaking global socioeconomic structures. Given this, the scientific world, innovation ecosystems, and the business sector are deploying efforts at blistering…
May 2020
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo;Hennessey, Michael;Henriquez, Pauline;Benavente, José Miguel;Radaelli, Vanderléia;Sasso, Simone;Anta, Rafael;Crespi, Gustavo;Navarro, Juan Carlos;Vargas, Fernando
Los efectos de la pandemia del COVID-19 están sacudiendo las estructuras socioeconómicas a nivel global. Ante ello, el mundo científico, los ecosistemas de innovación y el sector empresarial están…
May 2020
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo;Hennessey, Michael;Henriquez, Pauline;Benavente, José Miguel;Radaelli, Vanderléia;Sasso, Simone;Anta, Rafael;Crespi, Gustavo;Navarro, Juan Carlos;Vargas, Fernando
Os efeitos da pandemia da COVID-19 estão abalando as estruturas socioeconômicas em todo o mundo. Diante disso, o mundo científico, os ecossistemas da inovação e o setor empresarial estão empreendendo…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cathles, Alison;Navarro, Juan Carlos
Current technological trends are reshaping the educational services toward the delivery of an improved blend of vocational training and general education--deemed essential for continuous upskilling--…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cathles, Alison;Navarro, Juan Carlos
La economía está en una transición hacia un modo muy diferente de producir y de innovar, fuertemente influenciado por la difusión de tecnologías digitales. El cambio tecnológico se está dando de…
Jun 2018
Author(s): Arza, Valeria
This study contributes to our understanding of how barriers to innovation affect firms of different size. We review the literature on obstacles to innovation. We found that there is a gap regarding…
Aug 2017
Author(s): De Groote, Roberto
The Caribbean countries have experienced positive economic growth rates and significant increases in their exports, but GDP remains relatively low, and indicators of poverty, productivity, and…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Howell, Hunt;Navarro, Juan Carlos;Stevenson, Claudia;Grant, Kayla
This paper reviews the Inter-American Development Bank's policy-based loans, which are designed to improve competitiveness in selected Latin American and Caribbean countries. It summarizes the…
Jul 2016
Author(s): De Groote, Roberto
Centroamérica, Panamá y República Dominicana presentan tasas de crecimiento económico positivas e importantes incrementos de sus exportaciones, pero el PIB sigue siendo relativamente bajo, y los…
Apr 2009
Author(s): Muñoz, Alberto
Primera Reunión del Clúster de Franquicias: Medellín, Colombia 28-29 abril 2009
Apr 2009
Author(s): Ramírez, Beatriz
Presentación que da a conocer la estructura del programa de las franquicias en Colombia, los ejecutores, monitoreo y evaluación, así como las herramientas de apoyo a la gestión.
Apr 2009
Author(s): Gallástegui, Juan Manuel
Presentación que aborda información sobre la franquicia en Latinoamérica. Da a conocer el caso de México, así como el Programa Nacional de Franquicias en el mismo, durante los años 2008 y 2009.…
Apr 2009
Author(s): Magleby, Kirk
Presentación que detalla información sobre las microfranquicias. Da a conocer algunos conceptos sobre las mismas, los incentivos de las franquicias y algunos casos específicos en los países de…
Apr 2009
Author(s): Betancur, Margarita
Presentación acerca de la franquicia "Pelitos", peluquería infantil ubicada en Medellín, considerada como precursora en la prestación de este servicio especializado para los niños, con…
Apr 2009
Author(s): Camargo, Ricardo
Presentación que abarca información detallada sobre las franquicias a nivel mundial. Da a conocer a las instituciones encargadas a nivel mundial, tales como: La federación Europea de Franquicias,…