Mar 2022
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank;IDB Invest;IDB Lab
2021 was a year of economic recovery for the Central American region and the Dominican Republic. Although the recovery process has been widespread, it has unfolded at different speeds among countries…
Mar 2022
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo;BID Invest;BID Lab
El 2021 se ha consolidado como un año de recuperación económica para la región de Centroamérica y República Dominicana. Aunque el proceso de recuperación ha sido generalizado, se ha dado a diferentes…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of Daichi wo Mamoru…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of Care Center…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report consolidates the key findings from a series of in-depth country-level studies on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Japan, presenting the case study of the…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Japan Research Institute;Multilateral Investment Fund
This paper offers the final reflections for "The Study of Social Entrepreneurship and SocialInnovation Ecosystems" in Asian countries including China, Japan, South Korea, Singapore,…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Costa Rica, presenting the case study of Asembis.
Jul 2016
Author(s): Fundación Ecología y Desarrollo;Multilateral Investment Fund
This report sets out to present some of the highlights from a more in depth study carried out on social entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystems in Costa Rica, presenting the case study of…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel;Auguste, Sebastián;Alfaro, Laura;Artana, Daniel;Taylhardat, Adolfo;Cuevas, Mario;Porto, Luis
Promotion of foreign direct investment (FDI) has been a priority policy goal in Central America, Panama and Dominican Republic for the past twenty years. Fiscal benefits are among the policies that…
Feb 2015
Author(s): Manzano, Osmel;Auguste, Sebastián;Alfaro, Laura;Artana, Daniel;Taylhardat, Adolfo;Cuevas, Mario;Porto, Luis
La promoción de la inversión extranjera directa (IED) ha sido un objetivo de política prioritario en los últimos veinte años por lo que se han implementado, entre otras medidas, beneficios fiscales…
Dec 2013
Author(s): Rodríguez-Álvarez, Juan Antonio;Monge-González, Ricardo
This paper estimates the impact of two productive development programs (PDPs) in Costa Rica: PROPYME and CR Provee. The first seeks to increase the capacity of small and medium-sized firms (SMEs) to…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo;Tacsir, Ezequiel
This presentation provides the comparative results of a project carried out by the Inter-American Development Bank to understand the links between innovation and employment in Latin America and the…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Volpe Martincus, Christian;Carballo, Jerónimo
Information problems involved in trading differentiated goods are a priori acuter than those associated with trading more homogeneous products. The impact of export promotion activities intending to…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
This paper (RE-319) presents the evaluation of the Action Plan in support of private sector development in C&D Countries performed by the Office of Evaluation and Oversight. In this context,…
Oct 2006
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
El presente documento (RE-319) resume la evaluación de la Oficina de Evaluación y Supervisión del Plan de Acción para apoyar el desarrollo del sector privado en los países de los grupos C y D.…
May 2006
Author(s): Echebarría, Koldo;Longo, Francisco;Iacoviello, Mercedes;Zuvanic, Laura;Rodríguez Gusta, Ana Laura;Iturburu, Mónica;De la Cruz Orozco, Ivania
El presente documento se propone presentar al lector los resultados del proyecto impulsado por el BID para la evaluación de sistemas nacionales de Servicio Civil (SC) en América Latina y el Caribe.…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Serrano, Loretta;Bose, Monica;Arenas, Daniel;Berger, Gabriel;Márquez, Patricia;Lozano, Gerardo;Del Castillo, Elsa;Pires, João Teixeira;Novaes, Elidia;Colburn, Forrest;Vernis, Alfred;Ogliastri, Enrique;Koljatic, Mladen;Gutiérrez, Roberto;Flores, Juliano;Bruni Celli, Josefina;Leguizamón, Francisco A.;Social Enterprise Knowledge Network;Silva, Mónica;Lobo, Iván Darío;Reficco, Ezequiel;Lesizza, Mateo;Trujillo, Diana;Prado, Andrea;Borba, Paulo de Rocha;Austin, James;Fischer, Rosa María
The core purpose of social enterprise is to create value for the betterment of society. This aim lies at the center of the framework and is the end toward which all other elements in the framework…
Jan 2006
Author(s): Serrano, Loretta;Bose, Monica;Arenas, Daniel;Berger, Gabriel;Márquez, Patricia;Lozano, Gerardo;Del Castillo, Elsa;Pires, João Teixeira;Novaes, Elidia;Colburn, Forrest;Vernis, Alfred;Ogliastri, Enrique;Koljatic, Mladen;Gutiérrez, Roberto;Flores, Juliano;Bruni Celli, Josefina;Leguizamón, Francisco A.;Red de Conocimiento sobre Emprendimientos Sociales;Silva, Mónica;Lobo, Iván Darío;Reficco, Ezequiel;Lesizza, Mateo;Trujillo, Diana;Prado, Andrea;Borba, Paulo de Rocha;Austin, James;Fischer, Rosa María
Este libro reúne los casos de 40 entidades de primera línea de América Latina y España, tanto empresas como organizaciones de la sociedad civil, comprometidas en acciones sociales originales, que la…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Longo, Francisco
The present work summarizes a set of reports which have had the aim of diagnosing the civil service systems of seventeen countries: Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica,…
Dec 2004
Author(s): Longo, Francisco
Esta presentación fue comisionada por la Red de Gestión Pública y Transparencia del Diálogo Regional de Política para la 4a Reunión Hemisférica celebrada los días 11 y 12 de diciembre de 2003. El…