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Sep 2018
Author(s): Broccolini, Chiara; Lotti, Giulia; Maffioli, Alessandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
In this paper we assess whether multilateral lending mobilize private capital inflows. We find evidence of positive significant mobilization effects of multilateral lending on the number of deals and on…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Baensch, Laura; Lanzalot, María Laura; Lotti, Giulia; Stucchi, Rodolfo
The link between innovation and employment is at the center of the policy debate. This paper sheds light on how labor market regulations affect the relationship between different types of innovation…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline; Demichelis, Francisco; Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Giuliodori, David; Rodríguez, Alejandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
A shortcoming of the current empirical impact evaluation literature is the lack of studies that measure the effect of access to credit in the medium and long term, as well as the impact on…
May 2016
Author(s): Boneu, Franco; Alfaro Serrano, David; Maffioli, Alessandro; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Stucchi, Rodolfo; Casaburi, Gabriel; Castillo, Victoria; Figal Garone, Lucas; Giuliani, Elisa; Giuliodori, David; Matta, Andrés; Pittaluga, Lucía; Rodríguez, Alejandro; Rojo, Sofía
Do cluster development programs work? Do they fundamentally encourage the essential inter-firm linkages and coordination? Do they lead to innovation and productivity, enterprise development, larger…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani; Bruhn, Miriam; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper studies the use of psychometric tests, designed by the Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL), as a tool to screen out high credit risk and potentially increase access to credit for small…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Stucchi, Rodolfo; Rojo, Sofía; Maffioli, Alessandro; Castillo, Victoria
Although knowledge spillovers are at the core of the innovation policy's justification, they have never been properly measured by any impact evaluation. This paper fills this gap by estimating…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper focuses on two research problems. The first is to measure the direct impacts of innovation support measures in Brazil, and the second is to test the hypothesis of indirect effects of…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Giuliani, Elisa; Maffioli, Alessandro; Pacheco, Manuel; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Stucchi, Rodolfo
Do the programs that aim to promote and develop industry clusters (also known as Cluster Development Programs) work? Do they have an impact on enterprise development? This paper offers an insight…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Álvarez, Carola; Bueso-Merriam, Jacqueline; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper focuses on the performance of IDB projects between 1996 and 2011 disbursements. We present evidence on the evolution of disbursements with respect to the available funds and the evolution…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper studies the effect of government-backed partial credit guarantees on firms' performance. These guarantees are automatically granted to firms without enough collateral in order to lift…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rojo, Sofía; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper presents the evaluation of the Enterprise Restructuring Support Program in Argentina. The aim of the program was to increase the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises by…
Oct 2011
Author(s): de Elejalde, Sheila; Giuliodori, David; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper provides evidence about the relationship between innovation and employment in Argentina. In particular, it quantifies the impact of different types of innovations (process or product…
Mar 2011
Author(s): Carpio, Susana; Giuliodori, David; Rucci, Graciana; Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper studies the probability of receiving employer-paid training and other training independent of who finances it for permanent and temporary workers in Chile. The authors use data from the…