Nov 2016
Author(s): Uyarra, Elvira;Moñux, Diego;Li, Yanchao;Esteban, Adrián;Rigby, John;Ospina, María José;Edler, Jakob
Public procurement accounts for a significant proportion of overall demand for goods and services. Thus, it could be a useful tool for fostering innovation and economic growth. While interest in the…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Molina, Oswaldo;Olivari, Jocelyn;Pietrobelli, Carlo
Traditionally the Peruvian context has been unfavorable for innovation by local firms in the mining sector. However, some firms have managed to innovate despite these conditions in recent years. The…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Angelelli, Pablo;Cathles, Alison;Crespi, Gustavo;Federico, Juan;Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto;González-Velosa, Carolina;Ibarra, Sabrina;Jung, Juan;Kantis, Hugo;Mohan, Preeya;Montalbano, Pierluigi;Nenci, Silvia;Pangerl, Siobhan;Presbitero, Andrea;Rabellotti, Roberta;Rosas-Shady, David;Strobl, Eric;Tacsir, Ezequiel;Vargas, Fernando;Watson, Patrick
The full version of this book compiles several empirical works that, through different lenses, aim to reveal which variables may have a systematiceffect on the productivity evolution observed at a…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Angelelli, Pablo;Cathles, Alison;Crespi, Gustavo;Federico, Juan;Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto;González-Velosa, Carolina;Ibarra, Sabrina;Jung, Juan;Kantis, Hugo;Mohan, Preeya;Montalbano, Pierluigi;Nenci, Silvia;Pangerl, Siobhan;Presbitero, Andrea;Rabellotti, Roberta;Rosas-Shady, David;Strobl, Eric;Tacsir, Ezequiel;Vargas, Fernando;Watson, Patrick
La versión completa de este libro enfatiza la generación de conocimiento, la difusión y la implementación a través de las innovaciones. También se explora el rol de otros aspectos como el capital…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Crespi, Gustavo;Tacsir, Ezequiel;Vargas, Fernando;Mohan, Preeya;Strobl, Eric;Watson, Patrick;Jung, Juan;González-Velosa, Carolina;Rosas-Shady, David;Flores Lima, Roberto;Kantis, Hugo;Federico, Juan;Angelelli, Pablo;Ibarra, Sabrina;Cathles, Alison;Pangerl, Siobhan;Rabellotti, Roberta;Montalbano, Pierluigi;Nenci, Silvia;Presbitero, Andrea
This volume uses the study of firm dynamics to investigate the factors preventing faster productivity growth in Latin America and the Caribbean, pushing past the limits of traditional macroeconomic…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto
This technical note examines the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) and research and development (R&D) investment on innovation and productivity in Chilean firms, in…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Di Fabio, Claudia;Roldán, Flavia;Angelelli, Pablo;Crespi, Gustavo
La economía de Uruguay ha transitado una "década de oro" en materia de crecimiento, liderado fundamentalmente por un alto dinamismo de la inversión, la productividad y las exportaciones,…
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…
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.…
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.…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Devlin, Robert
La aplicación sistemática de políticas industriales ha resurgido en AméricaLatina tras un parón durante la época del Consenso de Washington. Estas
políticas industriales son muy distintas de…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Giuliani, Elisa;Maffioli, Alessandro;Pacheco, Manuel;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Stucchi, Rodolfo
Do the programs that aim to promote and develop industry clusters (also known as Cluster Development Programs) work? Do they have an impact on enterprise development? This paper offers an insight…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Dutrénit, Gabriela;De Fuentes, Claudia;Santiago, Fernando;Torres, Arturo;Gras, Natalia
An extensive literature analyzes the determinants of research and development (R&D) and the impacts of R&D on firms' innovation performance and productivity. Because most available…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Gallego, Juan Miguel;Gutiérrez, Hernando;Taborda, Rodrigo
This paper presents the results of a study on the ways that innovation and productivity are connected in the Colombian manufacturing and service industry. Using data from the Manufacturing Innovation…
Jun 2013
Author(s): Rubalcaba, Luis
The service sector has become one of the most important economic activity in the world economy in both developed and developing economies. Services are crucial for further developing the Latin…
May 2013
Author(s): Pietrobelli, Carlo;Staritz, Cornelia
Value chain interventions are increasingly used by international organizations and national donor agencies in the context of their private sector development strategies. This paper argues that an…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Marín, Javier;Creus, Ruben G.;García Zaballos, Antonio
Este relatório tem por objetivo analisar a correlação existente entre a quantidade e qualidade da infraestrutura do Brasil versus seu desenvolvimento econômico, tendo como um de seus sustentáculos a…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Marín, Javier;Creus, Ruben G.;García Zaballos, Antonio
El objetivo de este documento es presentar la situación de la banda ancha en Chile, además de servir como punto de partida para el inicio de un debate que sirva para la identificación de…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Castioni, Remi;Bouskela, Mauricio;Radaelli, Vanderléia
Esta nota técnica trata de uma importante iniciativa implantada pelo governo brasileiro e que visa atender a múltiplos propósitos dada a dimensão territorial do país. O Programa de Implementação e…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Marín, Javier;Creus, Ruben G.;García Zaballos, Antonio
El objetivo de este documento es presentar la situación de la banda ancha en Argentina, además de servir como punto de partida para el inicio de un debate que sirva para la identificación de…