May 2020
Author(s): Cathles, Alison
This publication summarizes the main sources of data available for digital talent in Latin America and the Caribbean. It provides an inventory of resources including a general description of the…
May 2020
Author(s): Angelelli, Pablo; Hennessey, Michael; Henriquez, Pauline; Benavente, José Miguel; Radaelli, Vanderléia; Sasso, Simone; Anta, Rafael; Crespi, Gustavo; Navarro, Juan Carlos; Vargas, Fernando
Los efectos de la pandemia del COVID-19 están sacudiendo las estructuras socioeconómicas a nivel global. Ante ello, el mundo científico, los ecosistemas de innovación y el sector empresarial están…
May 2020
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo; Angelelli, Pablo
Con base en una encuesta a 2.232 emprendimientos en 19 países, y a 429 instituciones de apoyo a los ecosistemas de emprendimiento en 18 países, este documento explora el impacto del COVID-19 en las…
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…
Mar 2020
Author(s): Matos, Felipe; Radaelli, Vanderléia
A existência de um ecossistema de startups dinâmico contribui fortemente para sustentar a inovação, traz dinamismo e eficiência à produtividade dos setores industriais, facilita a difusão do…
Jan 2020
Author(s): Kantis, Hugo; Angelelli, Pablo
¿Qué se puede hacer para acelerar la creación de emprendimientos de base científico-tecnológica (ECT) en América Latina y el Caribe? Su creación es fundamental para evitar que la región no se quede…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
In 2014, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences established the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) and China Policy and Knowledge Summit. This initiative has…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo; Sasso, Simone; Kemp, René
In recent years, countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have made considerable steps forward in the measurement of firm innovation. However, no broad cross-country initiative has been…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo; Sasso, Simone; Kemp, René
En los últimos años, los países de América Latina y el Caribe (ALC) han avanzado considerablemente en lo que se refiere a la medición de la innovación en las empresas. Sin embargo, no se ha tomado…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo
Using microlevel data for several Latin American countries, we provide novel evidence on the relationship between foreign competition and innovation. We find that greater foreign competition has a…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto; Benavente, José Miguel; Crespi, Gustavo
Using different country-level datasets, this paper studies the relationship between innovation and economic integration in the global economy. The macroeconomic evidence exploits the fact that…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Romis, Monica; Coslovsky, Salo
How do innovative green technologies emerge and diffuse throughout an economy, and how can public policy affect this process? This paper draws from two case studies to reverse engineer how certain…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Valqui, Alexis; Casaburi, Gabriel; Suaznabar, Claudia
¿Cuál es el rol de la metrología y de los institutos nacionales de metrología (INM) en la transformación digital en América Latina y el Caribe (ALC)? ¿Cómo los INM de la región pueden aprovechar la…
Sep 2019
Author(s): Ghezzi, Piero
Los países de América Latina enfrentan el reto de aumentar sostenidamente su productividad. El camino tradicional para incrementar rápidamente la productividad, la industrialización, parece agotado.…
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…
Aug 2019
Author(s): Goñi Pacchioni, Edwin A.; Reyes, Santiago
Entrepreneurship is becoming an important source of economic activity and each time more sophisticated institutional arrangements (ecosystems) are populating more developed markets, as chances to…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cathles, Alison; Navarro, Juan Carlos
Current technological trends are reshaping the educational services toward the delivery of an improved blend of vocational training and general education--deemed essential for continuous upskilling--…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Cathles, Alison; Navarro, Juan Carlos
La economía está en una transición hacia un modo muy diferente de producir y de innovar, fuertemente influenciado por la difusión de tecnologías digitales. El cambio tecnológico se está dando de…
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.…