Dec 2019
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto;Benavente, José Miguel;Crespi, Gustavo
Using microlevel data for several Latin American countries, we provide novel evidence on the relationship between foreign competition and innovation. We find that greater foreign competition has a…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto;Benavente, José Miguel;Crespi, Gustavo
Using different country-level datasets, this paper studies the relationship between innovation and economic integration in the global economy. The macroeconomic evidence exploits the fact that…
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…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Kahn, Theodore
Japan and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) enjoy a diverse and longstanding economic relationship. The ties between the two economies encompass trade and foreign direct investment in a range of…
May 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Hoy en día el impacto positivo de largo plazo de las TIC en el crecimiento de la productividad es largamente reconocido en la literatura económica. A nivel macro,estudios que contabilizan el…
May 2015
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El nivel de desarrollo de un país va más allá de su crecimiento económico. Amartya Sen (Sen, 1999) explica que el desarrollo es la expansión de las libertades de los individuos, el cual depende de…
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…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Brown, Kathy-Ann
CARIFORUM States have generally taken a cautious approach in adopting commitments under the Economic Partnership Agreement by having them reflect their World Trade Organization commitments, excluding…
Oct 2012
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto;Crespi, Gustavo;Volpe Martincus, Christian
Firms get assistance from different public and private entities and these alternative assistances can affect export outcomes. Ignoring other interventions implies leaving unaddressed relevant policy…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;United Nations;Organization of American States
This document represents a contribution made by the Tripartite Committee comprising the Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Economic Commission…
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 2010
Author(s): Porta, Fernando
El propósito principal de este documento es aportar algunos elementos que puedan informar la discusión sobre las perspectivas que abre el actual proceso de integración económica en Centroamérica para…
May 2007
Author(s): Budinich, Valeria
This presentation deals with the Full Economic Citizenship Initiative made by Ashoka, a global association of the world's leading social entrepreneurs. It presents the organization -men and…
Aug 2006
Author(s): Cassidy, Thomas
This paper provides a review of the status of Education Management Information Systems (EMIS) in Latin American and the Caribbean. It includes a history of EMIS development efforts in the region; an…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Trajtenberg, Manuel
This presentation on innovation policy development broadens the notion of innovation to include all sorts of "process innovations" and organizational changes. Then it describes innovation…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Sanguinetti, Pablo
This presentation comments on Manuel Trajtenberg¿s paper Innovation Policy for Development. The purpose of that paper includes discussing innovation policy guidelines for developing countries and…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Thee, Kian Wie
This presentation gives an overview of industrial policy in Indonesia during the past few decades. It also discusses industrial policy, reliance on FDI, and improvement in the ITC sector. This…
Nov 2005
Author(s): Trajtenberg, Manuel
This paper was prepared for the LAEBA 2005 second annual meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It is meant to provide a framework for thinking systematically about innovation policies for development,…