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): Saravia, Fredy;Romero, Eliana;Cortijo, Rodrigo;Nater, Martin;Iparraguirre, Diego;Saavedra, Jorge
Las hidroeléctricas reversibles, también denominadas centrales hidroeléctricas de bombeo, permiten el almacenamiento de energía, bombeando agua desde un reservorio inferior en horas de baja demanda o…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Anzolin, Guendalina
Natural resources are an important source for development, and Latin America is one of the regions with the highest endowment. This calls for a reconsideration of resource-based development.…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Saporito, Nunzia Francesca ;Moreira, Julia de Furquim Werkner ;Penna, Caetano C. R.;Radaelli, Vanderléia
Innovation is crucial for development. A set of institutional capacities and coordinated actions between the public and private sectors are required to drive large mission-oriented innovation…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Lobos, Sofía;López, Valentina;Gribnicow, Andrés
El presente estudio tiene el objetivo de analizar los instrumentos de fomento a la economía cultural y creativa implementados en los países de ALC, así como la disposición gubernamental a financiar…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Lobos, Sofía;López, Valentina;Gribnicow, Andrés
The objective of this study is to analyze the tools implemented by Latin American and Caribbean countries to promote the cultural and creative economy, as well as governments willingness to finance…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Mazzucato, Mariana;Penna, Caetano C. R.
Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) face the challenge of finding new growth engines that allow them to achieve and sustain high levels of economic and social development in the long…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Mazzucato, Mariana;Penna, Caetano C. R.
Los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) enfrentan el desafío de encontrar nuevos motores de crecimiento que les permitan alcanzar y sostener altos niveles de desarrollo económico y social en…
May 2020
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo;Angelelli, Pablo
Con base en una encuesta a 2.232 emprendimientos en 19 países, y a 429 instituciones de apoyo a los ecosistemas de emprendimiento en 18 países, este documento explora el impacto del COVID-19 en las…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra;De Azevedo, Belisario;Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Becerra, Laura;Funes, Gerardo;Santoro, Martina;Penix-Tadsen, Phillip;Pison, Juan Pablo
In Video Games: More than Just a Game, you will get to know 50 Latin American and Caribbean studios, their trends, and their successes with over 350 video games. This report will help you understand…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra;De Azevedo, Belisario;Mateo-Berganza Díaz, María Mercedes;Becerra, Laura;Funes, Gerardo;Santoro, Martina;Penix-Tadsen, Phillip;Pison, Juan Pablo
En los videojuegos no son un juego conocerás a 50 estudios latinoamericanos y caribeños, sus tendencias y sus éxitos. Este informe te permitirá entender el potencial de la industria como negocio, el…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Figal Garone, Lucas;Maffioli, Alessandro;Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper estimates the direct and spillover effects of two matching grants schemes designed to promote firm-level research and development (R&D) investment in Chile on firm productivity.…
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…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra;Gasca, Leticia
In order to learn how a creative entrepreneurship can flourish in Latin America and the Caribbean, first it is necessary to know the talent that will develop the projects. Launching an Orange Future…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Luzardo, Alejandra;Gasca, Leticia
Para saber cómo puede florecer el emprendimiento creativo en América Latina y el Caribe, primero es necesario conocer al talento que desarrolla los proyectos. En Emprender un Futuro Naranja no solo…
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…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert;De Carvalho, Ilona Szabó;Alvarado, Nathalie;Marmolejo, Lina;Wang, Ruddy
Cities are where the policy and practice of citizen security are determined. Although national and subnational strategies are essential to scaling-up crime prevention, cities are where they are put…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Muggah, Robert;De Carvalho, Ilona Szabó;Alvarado, Nathalie;Marmolejo, Lina;Wang, Ruddy
Las ciudades son el lugar donde se definen la política y la práctica de la seguridad ciudadana. Si bien las estrategias nacionales y subnacionales son fundamentales para la prevención de los delitos…
Apr 2016
Author(s): Lerner, Josh;Tighe, James;Dew, Steve;Bosiljevac, Vladimir;Leamon, Ann;Díez-Amigo, Sandro;Garcia-Robles, Maria Susana
In April 2015, the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, commissioned the research team to prepare a report on the effectiveness of some…