Aug 2020
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Figal Garone, Lucas;Maffioli, Alessandro;Stein, Ernesto H.
Chile's FONDEF and FONTEC R&D grant programs both boost the productivity of direct beneficiaries, increasing total factor productivity (TFP) by around 4.2 percent. However, spillover effects…
Aug 2020
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Figal Garone, Lucas;Maffioli, Alessandro;Stein, Ernesto H.
Ambos programas de subsidios de ID de Chile, FONDEF y FONTEC, generan ganancias de productividad de los beneficiarios directos, aumentando su productividad total de los factores (PTF) en 4,2%. Sin…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Azevedo, Paulo F.;Saes, Maria Sylvia;Schneider, Paula Sarita Bigio;Carvalho, Thiago Bernardino de;Francischini, Andresa Silva Neto;Santana, Synthia Kariny Silva de;Morgulis, Maria Clara de Azevedo
This paper presents and comparatively analyzes three case studies of productive development agencies (PDAs) in Brazil: Embrapa, Finep, and ABC Foundation. Following a discussion of the main…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Gingerich, Daniel
The applied social sciences have witnessed a growing use of sensitive survey techniques (SSTs) to study the relationship between facets of an individuals background and his propensity to engage in…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Funaro, Rita
Industrial policy has often done more harm than good. The time is right for Latin America and the Caribbean to explore a new way of thinking about productive development policy that will help…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Funaro, Rita
Las políticas industriales a menudo han causado más daño que beneficio. Ha llegado el momento para que América Latina y el Caribe exploren una nueva manera de pensar las políticas de desarrollo…
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): Arbeláez, María Angélica;Parra Torrado, Mónica
This paper attempts to establish a formal relationship between innovation and productivity using Colombian firm-level data. It is found that the production of goods and services new to the firm and…
Nov 2010
Author(s): Baz, Verónica;Capelo, Maria Cristina;Centeno, Rodrigo;Estrada, Ricardo
While Mexico has potential to grow rapidly, its economic growth has remained low for the past three decades. There is no consensus on the country's development path or on how to achieve specific…
Oct 2010
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto;Bravo Ortega, Claudio;Navarro, Lucas
This paper uses two sources of information and different methodologies to analyze the causal effect of product and process innovation on productivity in the Chilean manufacturing industry during the…
Sep 2008
Author(s): Capelo, Maria Cristina
This presentation overviews productive development policies (PDPs) in Mexico and proposes an strategy to strengthen its aeronautic industry.