Nov 2021
Author(s): Ulate Brenes, Eliana;Mora, Edgar;Pombo, Cristina;Rebellón, Carlos;Vega, Nancy;Lang, Gloriana;Chaves Martínez, Priscila
El Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Telecomunicaciones (MICITT) de Costa Rica, en colaboración con el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID), y con apoyo del Consejo Asesor de fAIr LAC Costa…
May 2018
Author(s): Pombo, Cristina;Gupta, Ravi;Stankovic, Mirjana
Disruption is the new norm and the digital transformation can spur innovation growth across many activities. Emerging technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) can help governments…
May 2018
Author(s): Pombo, Cristina;Gupta, Ravi;Stankovic, Mirjana
Disrupción es la nueva norma y la transformación digital puede detonar innovación en un amplio rango de actividades. Las tecnologías emergentes de la cuarta revolución industrial (conocida como 4IR)…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Kayser, Olivier;Klarsfeld, Lucie;Brossard, Simon
Broadband has a potential impact on the base of the pyramid (BOP), a segment of the population previously excluded from markets, and which lacks access to quality goods and services. Broadband…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Kayser, Olivier;Klarsfeld, Lucie;Brossard, Simon
Broadband has a potential impact on the base of the pyramid (BOP), a segment of the population previously excluded from markets, and which lacks access to quality goods and services. Broadband…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Vivarelli, Marco
This paper critically discusses the theoretical and empirical literature on the quantitative and qualitative employment impact of technological change, compares the relative explanatory power of the…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;Garda, Paula;Lanzilotta, Bibiana;Perera, Marcelo
The employment impact of innovation in the heterogeneous universe of services was studied using data from the 2004-2009 Uruguayan service innovation surveys. The empirical evidence shows that the…
Dec 2011
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria;Maffioli, Alessandro;Rojo, Sofía;Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper presents the evaluation of the Enterprise Restructuring Support Program in Argentina. The aim of the program was to increase the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises by…
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…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos;Zuñiga, Pluvia
In 2010, the IDB published The Imperative of Innovation, a survey of the status of science, technology, and innovation in the Latin American and Caribbean region. The regions technological progress…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Navarro, Juan Carlos;Zuñiga, Pluvia
En 2010 el documento "La necesidad de innovar" presentó una evaluación general de la situación de la región de América Latina y el Caribe en términos de ciencia, tecnología e innovación.…
Oct 2011
Author(s): De Elejalde, Sheila;Giuliodori, David;Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper provides evidence about the relationship between innovation and employment in Argentina. In particular, it quantifies the impact of different types of innovations (process or product…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto;Benavente, José Miguel;Campusano, Rolando;Cuevas, Conrado
This paper compiles and analyzes several sources of information to shed light on the relationship between innovation and employment growth in the manufacturing industry in Chile in the last 15 years…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo;Rodríguez-Álvarez, Juan Antonio;Hewitt, John;Orozco, Jeffrey;Ruiz, Keynor
This paper studies the degree to which innovation by Costa Rican manufacturing firms creates or displaces employment, how different innovation strategies affect employment, and how these effects vary…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;Garda, Paula;Lanzilotta, Bibiana;Perera, Marcelo
The aim of this paper is to analyze the relationship between innovation and employment, in terms of both its quantity and quality, in Uruguay. The effect of product and process innovation on…
May 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;Un Techo Para Mi País
This brochure presents the exhibit "Design with the Base of the Pyramid" supported by the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) and the Opportunities for the Majority Sector (OMJ) of the Inter…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Solís, Galileo;Tacsir, Ezequiel
El presente documento presenta una evaluación preliminar del impacto que el programa de subvenciones a la investigación y desarrollo tiene en la dinámica innovadora de las firmas panameñas. Dentro de…
Jul 2010
Author(s): Bernheim, Ruth;Garcé, Adolfo;Hernández, Elisa
Este trabajo se estructura en tres partes. En la primera parte se exponen los Aspectos conceptuales y metodológicos vinculados a la investigación (metodología, marco teórico y antecedentes). En la…
May 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This document reviews the conditions for innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean and tackles the question of how innovation and technology can contribute to creating increased prosperity in…
May 2010
Author(s): Zuñiga, Pluvia
El BID presenta este documento con la esperanza de contribuir al conocimiento de la situación de la ciencia, la tecnología y la innovación en nuestra región, para proveer elementos para la Cumbre, y…