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…
Oct 2011
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo;Gordon, Ariel;Di Marzo, Exequiel;Peirano, Fernando;Moldovan, Pablo;Codner, Darío
El objetivo general de la evaluación ha sido verificar el grado de cumplimiento de las metas establecidas para el Programa de Modernización Tecnológica III, analizar los desvíos y sus posibles causas…
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…
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;Maffioli, Alessandro;Meléndez Arjona, Marcela
This paper aims at evaluating the impacts of innovation promotion programs administrated by the Colombian Innovation Agency (COLCIENCIAS). Although the agency implements multiple programs, the focus…
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…