Mar 2019
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Alvarado, Alfredo; Rosas-Shady, David; González-Velosa, Carolina
Existen indicios de que, en el Perú, la brecha de habilidades (entendida como la diferencia entre las habilidades demandadas por los empleadores y aquellas con las que cuentan los trabajadores) es…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Novella, Rafael; Alvarado, Alfredo; Rosas-Shady, David; González-Velosa, Carolina
Existen indicios de que, en el Perú, la brecha de habilidades (entendida como la diferencia entre las habilidades demandadas por los empleadores y aquellas con las que cuentan los trabajadores) es…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Banerjee, Abhijit; Breza, Emily; Townsend, Robert; Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Approaches to underdevelopment based on misallocation of resources have two premises. First, that there is huge heterogeneity in terms of underlying productivity among potential and actual…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Fernandini Puga, Manuel
En esta publicación se recoge información relevante para propiciar el diálogo y el debate en torno a políticas de financiamiento de las tecnologías en el sector agropecuario. El objetivo es que sirva…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Vera-Cossio, Diego A.
Decentralizing the allocation of resources to community members is an increasingly popular form of delivering public resources in developing countries. However, this approach is associated with the…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Gibbons, María Amelia; Rossi, Martín
This paper evaluates the impact of two programs that provide public and private goods, in the form of irrigation canals and materials (such as hail nets). Using a twelve-year panel of wine producers…
Jul 2018
Author(s): Maffioli, Alessandro; Gibbons, María Amelia; Rossi, Martín
Este documento evalúa el impacto de dos programas que proporcionan bienes públicos y privados, en forma de canales de riego y materiales (como mallas antigranizo). Usando un panel de doce años de…
Feb 2018
Author(s): Gallego, Juan Miguel; Gutiérrez, Luis H.
This paper presents evidence of the effects of gender diversity on firm innovation outcomes and their productivity in Colombian manufacturing firms, by extending a CDM model to include women’s…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
Increasing productivity is generally considered to be the only sustainable way of improving living standards in the long term. The Brazilian economy has had periods of strong growth, particularly…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
El aumento de la productividad se considera en general como el único modo sostenible de mejorar las condiciones de vida a largo plazo. Los períodos de firme crecimiento que ha conocido la economía…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
Em geral, o aumento da produtividade é considerado o único modo sustentável para se melhorar os padrões de vida no longo prazo. A economia brasileira teve períodos de forte crescimento, em especial…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
This study provides an overview of various Brazilian programs of firm support — including productive finance, business consulting, value chain, export promotion, and innovation support — as well as…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Pires, Jose Claudio Linhares; Russell, Nathaniel
Este estudo oferece um panorama de diversos programas brasileiros de apoio a empresas – incluindo financiamento produtivo, consultoria de negócios, cadeia de valor, promoção à exportação e apoio à…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Ketterer, Juan Antonio; Calatayud, Agustina; Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol; Tamayo, Cesar
El nivel de acceso al financiamiento constituye un determinante clave de la productividad y el crecimiento de una economía. En América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) se concluye que el nivel de acceso al…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Fernández-Arias, Eduardo
This report combines development and growth accounting exercises with economic theory to estimate the relative importance of total factor productivity and the accumulation of factors of production in…
Oct 2017
Author(s): Leal Calderon, Zulima; Chacón, Nelson
We look at the possible channels in which self-employment can harm productivity outcomes in the Andean region and the motivations that incentive workers to opt for self-employment. We estimate…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Echavarría, Juan José; Villamizar-Villegas, Mauricio; Restrepo-Tamayo, Sara; Hernandez-Leal, Juan D.
Este trabajo utiliza, por primera vez, los microdatos del Censo Nacional Agropecuario del 2014 para evaluar el impacto del otorgamiento de crédito en el sector agropecuario. A través de un análisis…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Fieldsend, Geoff; Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana
To sustain growth, Latin America and the Caribbean will need to increase productivity through the more intelligent use of its workforce. Countries need efficient and effective education and training…
Sep 2017
Author(s): Amaral, Nicole; Fieldsend, Geoff; Prada, María Fernanda; Rucci, Graciana
Para sostener el crecimiento, América Latina y el Caribe deberán aumentar su productividad mediante un uso más inteligente y efectivo de su fuerza laboral. Los países deben tener sistemas educativos…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Castellani, Francesca; Lotti, Giulia; Obando, Nataly
Using the Colombian Annual Manufacturing Survey (AMS) between 2000 and 2014, this paper investigates the effect of labor contract modalities on firm productivity within the industrial sector through…