May 2021
Author(s): Aristizábal Hernández, Gustavo; Puerta, Catalina; Cárdenas, Mauricio; Penagos, Melissa; Sucre, Carlos G.
Esta publicación es un análisis del Programa de Encadenamiento Productivo (PEP) de Buriticá, un proyecto de desarrollo socioeconómico de la zona de influencia del proyecto minero de Buriticá en el…
Mar 2021
Author(s): Saboin, José Luis
Using Enterprise Survey data, this study describes the characteristics of current Venezuelan firms the survivors of one of the deepest economic contractions of modern historyacross different…
Feb 2021
Author(s): Astudillo, Jhonatan A.; Garcimartín, Carlos; Schneider, Christian
El sistema financiero panameño es uno de los grandes activos del país. Ha acompañado la fuerte expansión económica que ha permitido a Panamá convertirse en la nación con mayor PIB per cápita de…
Jan 2021
Author(s): García, Pablo M.; López, Andrés; Ons, Álvaro
La economía global registró en las últimas décadas un importante crecimiento de la inversión extranjera directa (IED). Habitualmente se espera que esos flujos de inversión sirvan para impulsar el…
Nov 2020
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo; Angelelli, Pablo
Este estudio aporta elementos para una mejor comprensión de los potenciales beneficios y desafíos asociados al papel de las grandes empresas como plataformas para el emprendimiento y la innovación en…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Stein, Ernesto H.; Bahar, Dany; Magendzo, Adrián; Zuluaga, Víctor
This paper reviews Israels early experience with dynamic entrepreneurship programs. Rather than discussing current policies, it focuses on two programs that were at the core of these policies since…
Oct 2020
Author(s): Suaznabar, Claudia; Henriquez, Pauline
La transformación digital empresarial sigue siendo una asignatura pendiente en América Latina y el Caribe. Este desafío se percibe aún más urgente en la actualidad, en el contexto de la pandemia y la…
Sep 2020
Author(s): López, Andrés; García, Pablo M.
Dada la importancia de la Inversión Extranjera Directa (IED) para el desarrollo de los países de América Latina y el Caribe, y
en particular en la etapa posterior a la pandemia del COVID-19,…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Keefer, Philip; Blackman, Allen; Busso, Matías; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Elacqua, Gregory; Ibáñez, Ana María; Messina, Julián; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Scartascini, Carlos; Schady, Norbert; Serebrisky, Tomás
Enquanto durar a pandemia, a América Latina e o Caribe (ALC) passarão por um túnel cheio de incertezas. Não se sabe exatamente quanto tempo leva: quanto tempo até que surjam terapias ou uma vacina,…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Keefer, Philip; Blackman, Allen; Busso, Matías; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Elacqua, Gregory; Ibáñez, Ana María; Messina, Julián; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Scartascini, Carlos; Schady, Norbert; Serebrisky, Tomás
While the pandemic lasts, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will go through a tunnel full of uncertainty. It is not known especially how long it is: how long until therapies or a vaccine emerge,…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro; Keefer, Philip; Blackman, Allen; Busso, Matías; Cavallo, Eduardo A.; Elacqua, Gregory; Ibáñez, Ana María; Messina, Julián; Mesquita Moreira, Mauricio; Scartascini, Carlos; Schady, Norbert; Serebrisky, Tomás
Mientras dure la pandemia, América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) estará transitando un túnel lleno de incertidumbre. No se sabe sobre todo cuán largo es: cuánto tiempo hasta que emerjan terapias o una…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Támola, Alejandro; Vasa, Alexander; Calloni, Rodrigo; Prado, Gerald; Fernández, Simón
This guide illustrates the main features of the data visualization system implemented to make use of the available filters and views through optimal navigation and use. It includes an explanation of…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Támola, Alejandro; Vasa, Alexander; Calloni, Rodrigo; Prado, Gerald; Fernández, Simón
Esta guía presenta de manera visual los pasos a seguir para interpretar el mapa de calor de percepción de vulnerabilidad al COVID-19 para micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas en América Latina y el…
Jul 2020
Author(s): Fernández Díez, María Carmen; Támola, Alejandro; Vasa, Alexander; Calloni, Rodrigo; Prado, Gerald; Fernández, Simón
Este guia ilustra as principais características do sistema de visualização de dados implementado, aproveitando os filtros e visualizações disponíveis através do uso e navegação ideais. Também está…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Ubfal, Diego; Arráiz, Irani; Beuermann, Diether; Frese, Michael; Maffioli, Alessandro; Verch, Daniel
A randomized controlled trial with 945 entrepreneurs in Jamaica shows positive short-term impacts of soft-skills training on business outcomes. The effects are concentrated among men and disappear 12…
May 2019
Author(s): Schmid, Juan Pedro; Zegarra, Maria Alejandra
According to the World Bank’s Doing Business report, most Caribbean countries have made starting a business much easier in recent years. This is the result of changes in regulations and in the…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Sarmac, Abigail; Arévalo-Carpenter, Michelle; Duran, Diana; Peña, Alejandra; Peña, Vanessa
Impact investing is growing in Latin America. Seventy-eight impact investment firms reported investing into Latin America between 1997-20161. Nearly 80% of these impact investors made their first…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Pasha, Sukrishnalall; Bollers, Elton; Wenner, Mark D.
Guyana has experienced significant economic growth and several waves of reforms over the past two decades. Nevertheless, several constraints continue to affect Guyana’s private sector. This policy…
Mar 2018
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Partnerships are at the very heart of the Inter-American Development Bank’s mission to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. And innovation is a driving force in every partnership the…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Armeni, Andrea; Ferreyra de Bone, Miguel
Innovative Financing Structures for Impact Enterprises: Spotlight on Latin America, outlines the specific problems with traditional financing structure for impact enterprises, including how…