Dec 2018
Author(s): Zahler, Andrés; Goya, Daniel; Caamaño, Matías
We study the effect of different types of barriers to innovation (financial, demand, knowledge, market, cooperation, and regulatory barriers) on firm level innovation inputs and outputs. Using a…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos
Taking full advantage of the opportunities brought by the digital economy requires transforming Latin American and Caribbean's productive sectors and firms. Digital technologies such as the…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos
Aprovechar al máximo las oportunidades que ofrece la economía digital requiere transformar las empresas y los sectores productivos. La denominada cuarta revolución industrial surge a partir de la…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Goñi Pacchioni, Edwin A.; Gonzales, Alessandra; Pardo, Francisco
Knowledge is transferred between firms explicitly or tacitly. While non-embedded knowledge can be transferred explicitly through patent citations, embedded knowledge is essentially transferred…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Bukstein, Daniel; Hernández, Elisa; Usher, Ximena
This paper analyzes the effects of financial and nonfinancial obstacles to innovation on Uruguayan firms. We contribute to the literature by including the role of systemic and institutional factors…
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…
Apr 2018
Author(s): López-Bassols, Vladimir; Grazzi, Matteo; Guillard, Charlotte; Salazar, Mónica
Dado el papel central que ocupan la ciencia, la tecnología y la innovación (CTI) como ejes esenciales para un mejor desarrollo socio-económico en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC), es de suma…
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…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Teignier, Marc; Cuberes, David
This paper studies the aggregate effects of the existing differences between male and female-run firms in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Using data from the World Bank Enterprise Survey and…
Nov 2017
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo
La evaluación de los programas y políticas de emprendimiento es una tarea de gran relevancia dado que debe aportar insumos para un mejor uso de los recursos públicos en el fomento de la creación de…
Nov 2017
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.; Gupta, Ravi
Analogous to the emergence of the internet, the introduction of blockchain technology augurs disruptive change to the music industry. Though in its infancy, the technology presents interesting policy…
Nov 2017
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.; Gupta, Ravi
De forma similar a la aparición de Internet, el advenimiento de la tecnología de registro distribuido (blockchain) pronostica cambios disruptivos en la industria musical. A pesar de encontrarse en…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo; Luna, Facundo; Suaznabar, Claudia
En el presente documento se analizan y comparan aspectos institucionales y operativos de un conjunto de agencias de innovación y emprendimiento de América Latina, poniéndolos en perspectiva con los…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel; Grazzi, Matteo
The orange (or creative) economy is an increasingly important driver of economic development in Latin America and the Caribbean. This study presents the main challenges that the region faces in terms…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel; Grazzi, Matteo
La economía naranja (o creativa) es un motor de desarrollo económico cada vez más importante en América Latina y el Caribe. Este estudio señala los principales desafíos que la región enfrenta en…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Aggio, Carlos; Angelelli, Pablo
En 2012 el gobierno argentino, con apoyo del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), puso en marcha el programa BEC.AR, el cual otorga becas para realizar maestrías, estancias cortas y…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Moñux, Diego; Ospina, María José
La compra pública de innovación (CPI) es una herramienta que encaja tanto dentro de las políticas de mejora en la eficiencia del gasto público como dentro de las políticas de innovación desde la…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Aboal, Diego; Crespi, Gustavo; Perera, Marcelo
This paper analyzes the impact of a cluster tourism policy in the region of Colonia, Uruguay. The policy was implemented as part of an IDB-supported program. The study conducted a comparative…
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…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Guillard, Charlotte; Salazar, Mónica
This document summarizes the responses to a questionnaire conducted jointly by the Network of Ibero-American and Inter-American Science and Technology Indicators (RICYT) and the Inter-American…