Mar 2022
Author(s): Bisang, Roberto;Lachman, Jeremías;López, Andrés;Pereyra, Martin;Tacsir, Ezequiel
La carne bovina ocupó un rol icónico en el comercio exterior argentino y uruguayo hasta los años 70 cuando diversas restricciones en los mercados externos afectaron severamente los flujos comerciados…
May 2020
Author(s): Bastos, Fabiano;Feal-Zubimendi, Soledad;Hernaiz, Daniel;Miller, Sebastián J.;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia;Rossi, José Luiz;Salazni, Mariana;Sánchez, Gabriel;Schijman, Agustina
Las políticas en implementación en la región para mitigar los efectos del COVID-19 se están pensando como mecanismos de apoyo de corto plazo, para asegurar niveles de ingresos a los más vulnerables y…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;Tacsir, Ezequiel
Several studies have highlighted information and communications technology (ICT) as a driver of firm productivity in developed countries. However, evidence of the impacts of ICT on services and…
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…
May 2015
Author(s): Hernaiz, Daniel;Pizzolon, Fiorella;Queijo Von Heideken, Virginia;Regueira, Paola
Este documento discute las restricciones al crecimiento y brechas de desarrollo en Uruguay. Históricamente, la variabilidad de la productividad total de los factores y el bajo nivel de acumulación de…
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…
Sep 2014
Author(s): De Mendoza, Cecilia;Di Capua, Laura;Rucci, Graciana
El capital humano es un factor clave para el crecimiento económico y el desarrollo productivo. La formación, tanto educación como capacitación, constituye un mecanismo para mejorar la productividad,…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Tacsir, Ezequiel;Vargas, Fernando
This paper analyzes and compares the determinants of innovation in the service industry and its impact on labor productivity at the firm level in three countries of Latin America (Chile, Colombia,…
Dec 2012
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;Garda, Paula
In this paper, the links between the investment in innovation activities, innovation outputs (technological and non-technological innovation), and productivity in services and manufacturing are…
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…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Cassoni, Adriana;Ramada, Magdalena
Uruguays inability to sustain high levels of economic growth cannot be fully explained by external shocks, the prevailing institutional setting or the level of human capital accumulation. Instead,…
Jul 2009
Author(s): Casaburi, Gabriel;Demaestri, Edgardo C.
Esta nota técnica tiene como objetivo señalar los avances, desafíos y propuestas en tres áreas importantes para el desarrollo productivo en Uruguay: el clima de negocios, la institucionalidad para…
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…
Jan 2005
Author(s): Murillo, Maria Victoria;Urízar H., Carmen;Saavedra-Chanduví, Jaime;Menezes-Filho, Naercio Aquino;Ravina, Renato;Fachola, Gabriela;Sanguinetti, Juan;Pazello, Elaine;Kuhn, Peter;Lée, Sigfrido;Cassoni, Adriana;Torero, Máximo;Zegarra, Eduardo;Márquez, Gustavo;Ronconi, Lucas;Zylberstajn, Helio;Tommasi, Mariano;Labadie, Gastón J.;Chahad, Jose Paulo;Johnson, Susan
The subject of labor unions in Latin America provokes a variety of diverse and strongly held views. While some see unions as a way to protect workers' rights and ensure an equitable…
May 2004
Author(s): De Brun, Julio
This paper is part of the project "Explaining Economic Growth Performance" launched by the Global Development Network (GDN). The purpose of this project is to explain economic growth…
Feb 2004
Author(s): Casacuberta, Carlos;Fachola, Gabriela;Gandelman, Néstor
This paper studies the impact of trade liberalization on labor and capital gross flows and productivity in the Uruguayan manufacturing sector. Uruguay opened its economy in the presence of -at least…