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): 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…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Nenci, Silvia;Quatraro, Francesco
This paper provides an international overview of the mining global value chain (GVC) and its most recent transformations and trends, focusing on Argentina, Brazil, and Peru. The study uses…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Biderman, Ciro;Mendonça, Marcus Mentzingen de;Mello, Patricia Alencar Silva;Oshiro, Cláudia Hiromi;Foditsch, Nathalia
Este texto para discussao aborda alguns estudos preliminares do Projeto “Big Data para o Desenvolvimento Urbano Sustentável” conduzido pela Fundaçao Getulio Vargas em parceria com o BID, com as…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Biderman, Ciro;Mendonça, Marcus Mentzingen de;Mello, Patricia Alencar Silva;Oshiro, Cláudia Hiromi;Foditsch, Nathalia
Esta monografía aborda algunos estudios preliminares del Proyecto “Big Data para el Desarrollo Urbano Sostenible” realizado por la Fundación Getulio Vargas en alianza con el BID, con las ciudades de…
Sep 2021
Author(s): Biderman, Ciro;Mendonça, Marcus Mentzingen de;Mello, Patricia Alencar Silva;Oshiro, Cláudia Hiromi;Foditsch, Nathalia
Este texto para discussao aborda alguns estudos preliminares do Projeto “Big Data para o Desenvolvimento Urbano Sustentável” conduzido pela Fundaçao Getulio Vargas em parceria com o BID, com as…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Castillo, Rafael
En las últimas dos décadas, la productividad en Perú ha subido poco pese a su destacado crecimiento económico comparado al promedio de América Latina. Esta nota describe modelos de gobernanza de 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…
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…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Gallego, Francisco;Näslund-Hadley, Emma;Alfonso, Mariana
Tailoring instruction to each student’s needs can produce significant learning gains. However, few programs have successfully implemented this approach. In this paper, we present the results of a…
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…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Vargas, Fernando
La importancia de los servicios en la economía mundial ha incrementado el interés en la academia y en los gobiernos sobre la dinámica de la innovación en estas actividades y cómo promoverlas en forma…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Ojanperä, Sanna;Kallestad, Eirin;Tourreilles, Federica;Schwartz, Liora;Olcese, Claudia;Navarro, Juan Carlos;Magri, Nicola;Anta, Rafael;Guaipatín, Carlos
We believe we have a story that will inspire new ways of approaching international development. During the past five years, the Innovation Lab (I-Lab), born out of the Division of Competiveness and…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Garofalo, Pablo;Czerwonko, Alejo;Cristia, Julian P.
Many developing countries are allocating significant resources to expanding technology access in schools. Whether these investments will translate into measurable educational improvements remains an…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Bet, Germán;Cristia, Julian P.;Ibarrarán, Pablo
This paper analyzes the effects of increased shared computer access in secondary schools in Peru. Administrative data are used to identify, through propensity-score matching, two groups of schools…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Beuermann, Diether
We estimate the impact of access to information and communication technology on agricultural profitability and child labor among isolated villages in rural Peru. We exploit the timing of an…