Apr 2021
Author(s): Martínez, André
El liderazgo femenino, entendido como la participación de las mujeres en la toma de decisiones económicas, se ha venido incrementando levemente en los últimos años, tanto a nivel mundial como en la…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo;Crespi, Gustavo;Beverinotti, Javier
Durante las últimas tres décadas, la economía costarricense ha logrado una importante diversificación de su aparato productivo gracias principalmente a la atracción de inversión extranjera de media y…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo
This technical note presents a detailed review of Costa Rica's recent innovation policy. It discusses how far Costa Rica is from having innovation ecosystems (human networks that generate…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Much attention has been devoted to how much infrastructure investment LAC needs. Less attention has been devoted to where that investment comes from. This report examines how much LAC invests in…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor;Margot, Diego;Ramirez, Maria Cecilia
Durante las últimas décadas se ha prestado especial atención a cuánto es necesario invertir en infraestructura en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC). Sin embargo, no ha ocurrido lo mismo en relación al…
Nov 2015
Author(s): Nin Pratt, Alejandro;Falconi, César;Ludeña, Carlos E.;Martel, Pedro
This study analyzes the performance of Latin America and the Caribbean's agriculture between 1980 and 2012 looking at the contribution of inputs, and total factor productivity (TFP) to growth in…
Sep 2015
Author(s): Beverinotti, Javier;Coj-Sam, Jorge;Solís, Galileo
Costa Rica cuenta con una dualidad productiva, donde las PYMES son las principales rezagadas en materia de productividad y enfrentan retos para cerrar dicha brecha y ser un motor de crecimiento e…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
TEST The IDB's Freight Logistics Statistics Yearbook is the first regional effort to collect and standardize data from the sector in 26 borrowing member countries of the Bank. Data is compiled…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El Anuario Estadístico de Logística de Carga del BID es el primer esfuerzo regional de recolección y estandarización de datos del sector en los 26 países miembros prestatarios del Banco. Las fuentes…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Rodríguez-Álvarez, Juan Antonio;Monge-González, Ricardo
This paper estimates the impact of two productive development programs (PDPs) in Costa Rica: PROPYME and CR Provee. The first seeks to increase the capacity of small and medium-sized firms (SMEs) to…
Mar 2012
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Zuñiga, Pluvia
This study examines the impact of innovation strategies on employment growth in four Latin American countries (Argentina, Chile, Costa Rica, and Uruguay) using micro-data for manufacturing firms from…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Tacsir, Ezequiel
This presentation provides the comparative results of a project carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank to understand the links between innovation and employment in Latin America and the…
Feb 2009
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This presentation was prepared for an IDB Seminar titled "Brainstorming Session: The Political Economy of Productivity: Actors, Arenas, and Policymaking," held on February 6th, 2009. This…
Jun 2008
Author(s): Shantong, Li
This presentation reviews the following topics: China in the world economy; industrial performance and competitiveness of China; features of trade of major Asian economies and preliminary exploration…