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.…
Dec 2018
Author(s): Jaureguiberry, Florencia; López, Ángela; Zoido, Pablo
La inversión pública en educación ha aumentado en la última década en la región. Sin embargo, como porcentaje del PIB y nivel por alumno sigue estando por debajo del promedio de los países de la OCDE…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future.…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
El gasto público ha aumentado en América Latina y el Caribe. Aprovechando las bajas tasas de interés y las ganancias extraordinarias de los productos básicos, muchos gobiernos de la región intentaron…
Oct 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
O gasto público aumentou na América Latina e no Caribe. Aproveitando uma tendência mundial de gastos e uma alta inesperada das commodities, os governos da região tentaram abrir caminho para o futuro…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Pessino, Carola; Izquierdo, Alejandro; Vuletin, Guillermo
Public spending has climbed in Latin America and the Caribbean. Riding a commodity windfall and low interest rates, many governments in the region tried to spend their way into the future.…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Azevedo, Paulo F.; Saes, Maria Sylvia; Schneider, Paula Sarita Bigio; Carvalho, Thiago Bernardino de; Francischini, Andresa Silva Neto; Santana, Synthia Kariny Silva de; Morgulis, Maria Clara de Azevedo
This paper presents and comparatively analyzes three case studies of productive development agencies (PDAs) in Brazil: Embrapa, Finep, and ABC Foundation. Following a discussion of the main…
Sep 2016
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.; Fernandez Donoso, Jose
This document analyzes the perceptions of small innovative enterprises (SIE) in Latin America of the effectiveness of the legal protection afforded by intellectual property rights (IPR). To analyze…
Jan 2015
Author(s): De León, Ignacio L.; Fernandez Donoso, Jose
Este informe examina la percepción que tienen pequeñas empresas innovadoras (PEI) en Chile, Colombia y México sobre la efectividad de los sistemas legales de protección de la propiedad intelectual.…
Jul 2014
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB); Oxford Economics; British Council; Organization of American States
The aim of this research is to assess and demonstrate the economic contribution and potential of the creative and cultural industries in the countries of the Americas and 10 benchmark countries. This…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Garofalo, Pablo; Czerwonko, Alejo; Cristia, Julian P.
Many developing countries are allocating significant resources to expanding technology access in schools. Whether these investments will translate into measurable educational improvements remains an…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Buitrago Restrepo, Pedro Felipe; Duque Márquez, Iván
This manual has been designed and written with the purpose of introducing key concepts and areas of debate around the "creative economy", a valuable development opportunity that Latin…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Buitrago Restrepo, Pedro Felipe; Duque Márquez, Iván
Este manual ha sido diseñado y escrito con el propósito de presentarle las ideas y conceptos clave de un debate en gran parte desconocido. Un debate sobre una importante oportunidad de desarrollo que…
Oct 2013
Author(s): Buitrago Restrepo, Pedro Felipe; Duque Márquez, Iván
Este manual foi criado e escrito com a finalidade de apresentar as ideias e os conceitos-chave de um debate pouco conhecido. Um debate sobre uma oportunidade importante de desenvolvimento que a…
Jul 2013
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Launched at the Fourth Global Review on Aid-for-Trade (AfT), the Aid-for-Trade Report 2012-2013 touts progress achieved with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group's AfT portfolio. As…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Crespi, Gustavo; Maffioli, Alessandro; Mohnen, Pierre; Vázquez, Gonzalo
The purpose of this guideline is to provide ideas and technical advice on how to measure the effectiveness of Science, Technology and Innovation Programs (STIP). The paper addresses the specific…
Sep 2011
Author(s): Roffe, Pedro; Genovesi, Luis Mariano
Este estudio tiene por propósito considerar la experiencia de un grupo de países en la implementación de los tratados de libre comercio (TLC) suscritos en años recientes con los Estados Unidos de…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
The purpose of this paper (MIF/GN-78-14) is to evaluate a set of projects in the MIF's "Market Functioning" portfolio, which includes 12 projects for a total MIF contribution of US$7.6…
Jan 2004
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID)
El objetivo de la presente evaluación (MIF/GN-78-14) es evaluar un grupo de proyectos del FOMIN integrantes de la cartera de "Funcionamiento del Mercado" que incluye 12 proyectos por un…
Feb 2001
Author(s): Perafán, Carlos César; Savedoff, William D.
The discussion paper presents a summary of health specialist concerns, followed by a summary of concerns for those working on indigenous peoples' issues. The final section attempts to highlight…