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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): 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; Mullally, Conner
Management is an important input into agricultural production, as it a determinant of the uptake and proper implementation of productive technologies and practices. While there is a large literature…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro; Aramburu, Julián; Agurto Adrianzen, Marcos
Program to eradicate the fruit fly plague in the coastal areas of Peru
Feb 2017
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Dohnert, Sylvia; Maffioli, Alessandro; Hoelz Pinto Ambrozio, Antônio Marcos; Barron, Manuel; Bernini, Federico; Figal Garone, Lucas; Grant, Kayla; Mohan, Preeya; Morris, Diego; Presbitero, Andrea; Rabellotti, Roberta; Lage de Sousa, Filipe; Strobl, Eric; Watson, Patrick
This monograph explores productivity, innovation, and firm performance, important issues that affect private sector development in the Caribbean region. Using unique and recently available datasets…
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…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Gibbons, María Amelia; Maffioli, Alessandro; 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…
Mar 2016
Author(s): Salazar, Lina; Maffioli, Alessandro; Aramburu, Julián; Agurto Adrianzen, Marcos
In this paper, we evaluate the short term impact of a Fruit Fly Eradication Program in the coastal areas of Peru. Exploiting arbitrary variation in the program's intervention borders, as well as…
May 2015
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether; Anta, Rafael; García, Patricia J.; Maffioli, Alessandro; Perez Lu, Jose; Rodrigo, Maria Fernanda
We evaluate the effectiveness of sending text messages to pregnant women containing appointment reminders and suggestions for healthy behaviors during pregnancy. Receiving messages had an overall…
Jan 2015
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria; Figal Garone, Lucas; Maffioli, Alessandro; Salazar, Lina
This paper investigates the impact of tourism policy on employment, using the Tourism Development Policy (TDP) implemented in the Argentinean province of Salta during the years of 2003 to 2010 as a…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Agosin, Manuel R.; Fernández-Arias, Eduardo; Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rasteletti, Alejandro; Wagner, Rodrigo; Stein, Ernesto H.; Bassi, Marina; Rucci, Graciana; Urzúa, Sergio; Panizza, Ugo; de Olloqui, Fernando; Casaburi, Gabriel; Pietrobelli, Carlo; Blyde, Juan S.; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Cornick, Jorge; Trejos, Alberto
This synopsis reviews the analysis of market failures that lies behind the conceptual framework, a few highlights of its application in key areas such as innovation, and the institutional…
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…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Mullally, Conner; Maffioli, Alessandro
Management is an important input into agricultural production, as it a determinant of the uptake and proper implementation of productive technologies and practices. While there is a large literature…
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…
Nov 2013
Author(s): Rodríguez, César M.; Palma Arancibia, Cristián; Nieder, Frank; Netto, Maria; Monge-González, Ricardo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Gomes Lorenzo, José Juan; Chrisney, Martin D.; de Olloqui, Fernando
The second publication in the series "Institutions for People" focuses on the public development banks of Latin America and the Caribbean as they enter a new paradigm. In the last 10 to 15…
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…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Azevedo, Viviane; Bertachini, Helio; Cossens, Shakirah; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Díaz, Luis; Ibarrarán, Pablo; Linares, Ana María; Maffioli, Alessandro; Manzano, Gádor; Martinez, Sebastian; McCarthy, Nancy; Meduña, Patricia; Mejía, Francisco; Neret, Matilde; Pusterla, Fazia; Rodríguez, César; Salazar, Lina; Sedlacek, Guilherme Luis; Taboada, Bibiana; Toda, Ichiro; Volpe Martincus, Christian; Winters, Paul
The Development Effectiveness Overview (DEO) is the IDB's annual corporate report that accounts for the effectiveness of its work, stating the results achieved with the implementation of the…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Government-owned development banks have often been justified by the need to respond to financial market imperfections that hinder the establishment and growth of promising businesses, and as a result…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela; Maffioli, Alessandro; Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
Despite the large potential gains from credit by second-tier development banks, little is known about the actual impact of these banks' lending activity. This study partially fills that gap by…
Dec 2011
Author(s): De Negri, João Alberto; Maffioli, Alessandro; Rodríguez, César; Vázquez, Gonzalo
This paper analyzes the effectiveness of public credit lines in promoting the performances of Brazilian firms. We focus on the impact of the credit lines managed by BNDES and FINEP in fostering…