Jun 2020
Author(s): Ubfal, Diego;Arráiz, Irani;Beuermann, Diether;Frese, Michael;Maffioli, Alessandro;Verch, Daniel
A randomized controlled trial with 945 entrepreneurs in Jamaica shows positive short-term impacts of soft-skills training on business outcomes. The effects are concentrated among men and disappear 12…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Ruprah, Inder J.;Sierra, Ricardo
The performance of the private sector is crucial for a country's economic growth. Thus, this report revisits the theme of low Caribbean growth, viewed through a macroeconomic lens in the…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Nugent, Stevonne;Schmid, Juan Pedro
Jamaican firms are constantly plagued by a number of issues that restrict their ability to grow. The World Bank's Enterprise Survey examined the key indicators to give insight on the business…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Ellis, Amanda N.;Orlando, María Beatriz;Muñoz Boudet, Ana Maria;Piras, Claudia;Reimao, Maira;Cutura, Jozefina;Frickenstein, Judith;Perez, Ane;De Castro, Orsi
Entrepreneurship contributes to a vibrant private sector and can stimulate broader economic growth. Countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have experienced an important growth of…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Saavedra, José Jorge
To enhance private sector development and increase the impact of Private Sector Development (PSD) Strategy Projects, there is a need for a comprehensive program that will link business climate…
Apr 2007
Author(s): Dixon, Jean
This presentation gives an overview of business development, competiveness and innovation in Jamaica. Fical and financial incentives, other types of incentives and support systems are discussed as…
Dec 2006
Author(s): Escofet, Horacio
Este informe tiene como principal propósito indagar la actividad de los gobiernos locales en apoyo a la competitividad en los países de América Latina y el Caribe e identificar las posibles…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This paper (RE-319) presents the evaluation of the Action Plan in support of private sector development in C&D Countries performed by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight. In this context,…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El presente documento (RE-319) resume la evaluación de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión del Plan de Acción para apoyar el desarrollo del sector privado en los países de los grupos C y D.…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Longo, Francisco
The present work summarizes a set of reports which have had the aim of diagnosing the civil service systems of seventeen countries: Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica,…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Longo, Francisco
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Gestión Pública y Transparencia del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 4a Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de diciembre de 2003. El…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Bianchi, Patrizio;Kantis, Hugo;Bacic, Miguel Juan;Suaznabar, Claudia;Studart, Rogerio;Vasconcelos, Luiz Antonio Teixeira;Moori Koenig, Virginia;Federico, Juan;Martínez, Julia;Parrilli, Mario Davide;Llisterri, Juan J.;Angelelli, Pablo;Baruj, Gustavo
This publication analyzes the profile of entrepreneurs and how they create high-growth businesses in 13 countries in Latin America, East Asia and southern Europe. It also offers case studies of…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Bianchi, Patrizio;Kantis, Hugo;Bacic, Miguel Juan;Suaznabar, Claudia;Studart, Rogerio;Vasconcelos, Luiz Antonio Teixeira;Moori Koenig, Virginia;Federico, Juan;Martínez, Julia;Parrilli, Mario Davide;Llisterri, Juan J.;Angelelli, Pablo;Baruj, Gustavo
Esta publicación analiza el perfil de los emprendedores y la forma en que ellos crean negocios de alto crecimiento en trece países de América Latina, el este de Asia y el sur de Europa. Asimismo,…
Mar 1999
Author(s): Humphrey, John
This presentation discusses the promotion of SMEs through enterprise networks. Some of the benefits of clustering can be obtained through the promotion of networks of enterprises, often numbering…
Jun 1996
Author(s): Domínguez, Ricardo
Este presente documento busca resaltar dos aspectos significativos en la reestructuración de la pequeña y mediana empresa (PyME) de cuatro países desarrollados (Canadá, España, Italia y Japón). El…