Apr 2022
Author(s): Vargas, Fernando
The study of innovation in Latin American firms has concentrated almost exclusively on the determinants and impacts of innovation investments and outputs. Less attention has been paid to how firms…
Mar 2022
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Guillard, Charlotte;Salazar, Mónica;Vargas, Fernando
This paper provides the methods through which the first version of the harmonized Latin American Innovation Surveys database (LAIS) was built. LAIS, which is made freely available through the Inter-…
Feb 2022
Author(s): Rodriguez Muxica, Natalia
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that bioinformatics--a multidisciplinary field that combines biological knowledge with computer programming concerned with the acquisition, storage, analysis, and…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Anzolin, Guendalina
Natural resources are an important source for development, and Latin America is one of the regions with the highest endowment. This calls for a reconsideration of resource-based development.…
Dec 2021
Author(s): Zuñiga, Pluvia;Rubalcaba, Luis;Fassio, Rafael Carvalho de
The unprecedented speed of technological change--impacting all sectors of the economy--is changing how research is done, how companies work and do business, and how governments operate and relate to…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo;Crespi, Gustavo;Beverinotti, Javier
Durante las últimas tres décadas, la economía costarricense ha logrado una importante diversificación de su aparato productivo gracias principalmente a la atracción de inversión extranjera de media y…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Rosemberg, Cristina;Potau, Xavier;Leistner, Samuel;Dijkstal, Felix;Vinnik, Aaron;Tiriduzzi, Costanza;Dave, Anoushka;Blind, Knut
Regulation can pose a barrier to innovation when it is unnecessarily burdensome or slow to adapt, but it can also act as a driver of innovation by providing support and ground rules for competition…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Castillo, Rafael
En las últimas dos décadas, la productividad en Perú ha subido poco pese a su destacado crecimiento económico comparado al promedio de América Latina. Esta nota describe modelos de gobernanza de las…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Benavente, José Miguel;Calvo, Carolina
Using a panel data of innovative Chilean firms, we obtain a private return for R&D expenditure over 30 percent during this decade. Despite the fact of being almost twice the return obtained for…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Salazar, Mónica;Guillard, Charlotte;Crespi, Gustavo
Policymakers need statistics and indicators to diagnose the situation of the sector or issue at stake and then propose policies and programs based on evidence, and to monitor and evaluate public…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Figal Garone, Lucas;Maffioli, Alessandro;Stein, Ernesto H.
This paper estimates the direct and spillover effects of two matching grants schemes designed to promote firm-level research and development (R&D) investment in Chile on firm productivity.…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;Cazulo, Paola;Tacsir, Ezequiel;Angelelli, Pablo
El presente artículo presenta los resultados de una evaluación de impacto de muy corto plazo del Programa Nacional de Incentivo a los Investigadores (PRONII) de Paraguay en su edición 2011. Para…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Usher, Ximena;Bukstein, Daniel;Hernández, Elisa
Esta investigación tiene como objetivo evaluar los impactos de los instrumentos de promoción de la innovación empresarial implementados por la Agencia Nacional de Investigación e Innovación (ANII).…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Rodríguez-Pose, Andrés
Este informe representa un primer acercamiento al problema en América Latina, donde no existen estudios comparativos sobre la viabilidad y el impacto económico de los PCT. El objetivo es analizar el…
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…