Mar 2022
Author(s): Chen, Maggie;Volpe Martincus, Christian
In recent years, the world has witnessed the rise of multiple specific digital technologies, including online trade platforms, robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), 3D printing, cloud computing,…
Mar 2022
Author(s): Chen, Maggie;Volpe Martincus, Christian
This document is an appendix to the Discussion Paper entitled “Digital Technologies and Globalization: A Survey of Research and Policy Applications”. It consists of a list of specific studies that…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian;Marra de Artiñano, Ignacio;Sztajerowska, Monika;Carballo, Jerónimo
Firms seeking to invest abroad must still confront important information barriers. As a consequence, a given country may provide suitable conditions for investment but remain invisible to…
Feb 2020
Author(s): Sierra Galindo, María Elena;Domínguez Rodríguez, Gloria María
This study, financed by the Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is based on a survey of the APEC in which 16 out of the 21 economies participated. It aims…
Mar 2017
Author(s): Suominen, Kati
The Internet roared to the scene in Latin America and it is transforming the way Latin Americans interact, shop, bank, and spend their time. The Internet is changing regional consumption patterns,…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Suominen, Kati;Gordon, Reena B.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are notably underrepresented in the external sector of Latin America and Caribbean (LAC), despite their importance in the region's economies: relatively…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto;Zahler, Andrés
In this paper we analyze changes in the export mix of Chilean firms, looking particularly at differences between large firms and SMEs. To do that, we use detailed information of exported products by…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Van Biesebroeck, Johannes
While many studies explain the correlation between firm-level productivity and export status entirely by better firms self-selecting into exporting, a few studies find evidence of reverse causation.…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Gordon, Reena B.;Suominen, Kati
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are notably underrepresented in the external sector of Latin America and Caribbean (LAC), despite their importance in the regions economies: relatively few…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;Gordon, Reena B.;Suominen, Kati
Las pequeñas y medianas empresas (PyME) se encuentran notablemente subrepresentadas en el sector externo de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), a pesar de su importancia en la estructura de las…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desenvolvimento;Gordon, Reena B.;Suominen, Kati
As pequenas e médias empresas (PMEs) estão claramente sub-representadas no setor de exportação da América Latina e do Caribe (ALC), apesar de sua importância para a economia da região: relativamente…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Ulloa, Alfie;Wagner, Rodrigo
Free Trade Agreements (FTA) attract significant interest, but after these treaties are signed not all exporters use them. We provide a model of heterogeneous utilization, also developing a novel…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;United Nations;Organization of American States
This document represents a contribution made by the Tripartite Committee comprising the Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Economic Commission…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El presente documento es un mapeo de las instituciones en la región que brindan apoyo al proceso de exportación para las micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (MIPYMES) en el marco del proyecto de…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Si usted está interesado en expandir sus mercados y comenzar a exportar hacia Europa, esta guía puede serle útil. Ha sido creada, fundamentalmente, para pequeñas y medianas empresas (PyMEs) a las…
Aug 2009
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This presentation explores the economic, institutional and technological contexts in which micro, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are called upon to operate and the fiscal treatment issues public…
Aug 2009
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Este documento comienza con el análisis del concepto de PyME desde un punto de vista económico. Parece lógico pensar que el tratamiento fiscal de la actividad que desarrollan las PyMEs exige conocer…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Banomyong, Ruth
This presentation discusses supply chain issues in Asia, including security and competitiveness, as well as the role of LSPs in handling supply chain dynamics. Included are case studies of Asian…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Staples, Brian Rankin
This presentation explores several mechanisms by which the barriers imposed by rules of origin may be reduced through effective trade facilitation efforts. Also discussed are the functional…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Lim, Hank;Kimura, Fukunari
This paper discusses the significant potential for the SME sector to increase its contribution to East Asia's regional development through greater participation in global value chains while…