Dec 2022
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Castillo, Rafael
This paper exploits new data on the participation of Peruvian firms on public tenders to shed light on the potential for public procurement to encourage innovation. Many industrialized countries have…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Rentería Palomares, Zaira;Gutiérrez García, Jorge; Perdomo Rodríguez, Daniel
Global efforts to achieve the climate goals specified in the Paris Agreement pose major challenges for the global production system, because demand for clean fuels, metals, and minerals will increase…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Cathles, Alison;Suaznabar, Claudia;Vargas, Fernando
Are firms in Latin America and the Caribbean lagging in terms of their adoption of digital technologies? Using the most updated and, in many cases, new data, this publication provides a 360-degree…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Zoido, Pablo;Flores, Iván;Hevia, Felipe;Székely, Miguel;Castro, Eleno
Este documento presenta los resultados de una evaluación de impacto, con diseño experimental, que estima el efecto sobre aprendizajes de matemáticas de un programa de tutorías remotas…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Díaz de Astarloa, Bernardo;Tacsir, Ezequiel
In this paper, we study the role of a cluster initiative in fostering economic resilience among firms in a local technology cluster in Argentina. We focus on two aggregate shocks that hit the…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Lovera Viloria, Victor Alfonzo;Sinde Cantorna, Sandra
La compra pública de innovación (CPI) es una herramienta para promover la innovación desde la demanda pública. Su relevancia se demuestra por el impulso que se le ha dado recientemente desde…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Lovera Viloria, Victor Alfonzo;Sinde Cantorna, Sandra
La compra pública de innovación (CPI) es una herramienta para promover la innovación desde la demanda pública, la cual está siendo impulsada desde organismos supranacionales e internacionales. Sin…
Dec 2022
Author(s): De Michele, Roberto;Vieyra, Juan Cruz
How can entities responsible for public procurement more reliably detect collusion and other irregular behavior? Most of the existing red flag tools are based on ex post analysis of public…
Dec 2022
Author(s): De Michele, Roberto;Vieyra, Juan Cruz
¿Cómo pueden las entidades responsables de la contratación pública detectar de manera más confiable la colusión y otros comportamientos irregulares? La mayoría de las herramientas de banderas rojas…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Goyeneche, Laura;Boruchowicz, Cynthia;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Tejerina, Luis;Roseth, Benjamin;Nelson, Jennifer
This study describes the perception, adoption, and acceptance factors involved in the deployment of digital technologies for public health in Latin America and considers the implications for future…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Goyeneche, Laura;Boruchowicz, Cynthia;Lopez Boo, Florencia;Tejerina, Luis;Roseth, Benjamin;Nelson, Jennifer
Este informe describe los factores de percepción, adopción y aceptación involucrados en el despliegue de tecnologías digitales para la salud pública en América Latina y considera sus implicancias…
Dec 2022
Author(s): Hinojosa, Jorge Luis;Villamizar, Saúl;Gama, Nathalia
The decarbonization of the energy, transport, and industrial sectors is an essential part of achieving net-zero CO2 emissions, to limit global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels. Green…
Nov 2022
Author(s): García Carpio, Juan Manuel
El trabajo estima el efecto del uso de las tecnologías de la información y comunicación (TIC) y de la inversión en Investigación y Desarrollo (I&D) sobre la productividad total de factores (PTF)…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.;Vlaicu, Razvan
The COVID-19 pandemic has sped up digital transformation and brought within reach the possibility of dramatic improvements in public services for millions across Latin America and the Caribbean. How…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Cristia, Julian P.;Vlaicu, Razvan
La pandemia de la COVID-19 ha acelerado la transformación digital y ha puesto a nuestro alcance la posibilidad de mejorar drásticamente los servicios públicos para millones de personas en América…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Glennie, Alex;Zolho, Nyangala;Cuello, Hugo
This report brings together the results of a comparative analysis of the Latin American Network of Innovation Agencies (RELAI) and the European Network of Innovation Agencies (TAFTIE). This research…
Nov 2022
Author(s): Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development;Inter American Development Bank
The review examines how higher education institutions are supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in their surrounding communities. The study focuses on eleven universities located in six…
Oct 2022
Author(s): Féry, Guillaume
This discussion paper provides a foundation for digital transformation of water and sanitation utilities and illustrates how emerging technologies, new types of organizations, and forms of working…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Laguyás, Natalia;Vivanco, Fermín;Carrasco, Carolina;Piedrafita, Carolina;De Ferrari, Camila
Recognizing the widespread concern that disruptions created by technology have not yet benefited middle- and low-income households, this study explores the potential of PropTech to positively impact…
Sep 2022
Author(s): Laguyás, Natalia;Vivanco, Fermín;Carrasco, Carolina;Piedrafita, Carolina;De Ferrari, Camila
Reconociendo la preocupación generalizada de que las disrupciones creadas por la tecnología aún no han beneficiado a los hogares de ingresos medios y bajos, este estudio explora el potencial de las…