Apr 2017
Author(s): Guerriero, Leila;Robles, Juan Manuel;Lezcano, Arturo;Álvarez, Juan Miguel;Alemán, Gabriela;Lauría, Sol;Román Aponte, Luján;Zárate, Joseph;Prenz, Miguel;Bianchi, César;Sinay, Javier
Hay aquí diez historias relacionadas con, entre otras cosas, la innovación, la educación, la ciencia y la tecnología en América Latina, contadas por algunos de los mejores periodistas de la región…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo
This technical note presents a detailed review of Costa Rica's recent innovation policy. It discusses how far Costa Rica is from having innovation ecosystems (human networks that generate…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Shapira, Philip;Youtie, Jan;Cox, Debbie;Uyarra, Elvira;Gök, Abullah;Rogers, Juan;Downing, Chris
This technical note analyzes international experiences and practices of public technology extension service programs. Technology extension services comprise varied forms of assistance provided…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Rius, Andrés
In 2006 Uruguay's Parliament voted to establish a system of individual livestock traceability that would initially be mandatory for bovine populations, and in future stages will encompass all…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Marín, Anabel;Stubrin, Lilia;Da Silva Jr., J. J.
Argentina and Brazil are world leaders in agriculture; they have expanded production massively recently and have pioneered the adoption of agricultural technology intensive inputs. An important…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Villa, Laura;Melo, Jenny
El propósito de este documento es servir de referencia para la discusión interna del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) sobre el panorama de la innovación social en Colombia. Este presenta un…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Olivari, Jocelyn
This paper identifies the main characteristics of a subset of Chilean firms that has the potential to positively impact the economy through employment generation. The study also verifies whether…
Jan 2015
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.;Fernandez Donoso, Jose
Este informe examina la percepción que tienen pequeñas empresas innovadoras (PEI) en Chile, Colombia y México sobre la efectividad de los sistemas legales de protección de la propiedad intelectual.…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Cathles, Alison
Data representing various aspects of entrepreneurship in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region are more abundant today than 10 years ago. The information about entrepreneurship in the LAC…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Schwartz, Liora;Guaipatín, Carlos
El presente estudio es una iniciativa de la División de Competitividad e Innovación (CTI) del BID para entender cómo está funcionando el Sistema Nacional de Innovación de Ecuador y cuáles son sus…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Rius, Andrés
En 2005, el Gobierno del Uruguay y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo pusieron en marcha el Programa de Apoyo a la Competitividad de Conglomerados y Cadenas Productivas (PACC). La finalidad del…
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…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Rivas, Gonzalo
Diversos países de América Latina y el Caribe se encuentran impulsando políticas de estímulo al emprendimiento dinámico. A partir de la revisión de iniciativas desarrolladas en Brasil, Chile y…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Anlló, Guillermo;Crespi, Gustavo;Lugones, Gustavo;Suárez, Diana;Tacsir, Ezequiel;Vargas, Fernando
El presente manual se ha elaborado con el objetivo de aumentar la disponibilidad y el grado de comparación de las estadísticas e indicadores de innovación en las empresas, en los países de la región…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Humphreys, Maria Olivia;Guaipatín, Carlos
Based on the experience of the Inter-American Development Bank's I-Lab with a technology-based project for the inclusion of children with disabilities in a poor neighborhood in Ecuador, this…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Humphreys, Maria Olivia;Guaipatín, Carlos
A partir de la experiencia del I-Lab del Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo en un proyecto para la inclusión de niños con discapacidad mediante la
introducción de tecnología en una comunidad…
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,…
Apr 2014
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;Garda, Paula
The aim of this paper is to contribute to the scarce empirical literature that evaluates the effects of public financial support to innovation on innovation expenditures, innovation, and productivity…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Devlin, Robert
Systematic application of industrial policies has reemerged in Latin America after a hiatus during the era of the Washington Consensus. These industrial policies are broadly different from the past.…