Jan 2020
Author(s): Mooney, Henry;Giles Álvarez, Laura
This paper presents an assessment of financial market development, access, and inclusion for Barbados. Based on a review of indicators, survey data, and other metrics, our analysis suggests that…
Nov 2019
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura;Gomes, Zandra ;Schmid, Juan Pedro;Waithe, Kimberly
Barbados is a small tourism based economy accounting directly for 12 percent of real gross domestic product and over 40 percent of GDP when considering indirect spillovers to other sectors. It has…
Feb 2019
Author(s): Giles Álvarez, Laura;Waithe, Kimberly;Deyal, Zubin
The concepts of economic growth, public debt, and the government’s fiscal balance are strongly intertwined. In Barbados, low growth and recurring fiscal deficits have led to rapid accumulation of…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Angelelli, Pablo;Cathles, Alison;Crespi, Gustavo;Federico, Juan;Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto;González-Velosa, Carolina;Ibarra, Sabrina;Jung, Juan;Kantis, Hugo;Mohan, Preeya;Montalbano, Pierluigi;Nenci, Silvia;Pangerl, Siobhan;Presbitero, Andrea;Rabellotti, Roberta;Rosas-Shady, David;Strobl, Eric;Tacsir, Ezequiel;Vargas, Fernando;Watson, Patrick
The full version of this book compiles several empirical works that, through different lenses, aim to reveal which variables may have a systematiceffect on the productivity evolution observed at a…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Grazzi, Matteo;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Angelelli, Pablo;Cathles, Alison;Crespi, Gustavo;Federico, Juan;Flores Lima, Jose Gregorio Roberto;González-Velosa, Carolina;Ibarra, Sabrina;Jung, Juan;Kantis, Hugo;Mohan, Preeya;Montalbano, Pierluigi;Nenci, Silvia;Pangerl, Siobhan;Presbitero, Andrea;Rabellotti, Roberta;Rosas-Shady, David;Strobl, Eric;Tacsir, Ezequiel;Vargas, Fernando;Watson, Patrick
La versión completa de este libro enfatiza la generación de conocimiento, la difusión y la implementación a través de las innovaciones. También se explora el rol de otros aspectos como el capital…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Anlló, Guillermo;Crespi, Gustavo;Lugones, Gustavo;Suárez, Diana;Tacsir, Ezequiel;Vargas, Fernando
El presente manual se ha elaborado con el objetivo de aumentar la disponibilidad y el grado de comparación de las estadísticas e indicadores de innovación en las empresas, en los países de la región…
Aug 2014
Author(s): Navarro, Lucas
This paper uses administrative data from projects for which an application was made to CORFO's (Chile's main development agency) Seed Capital Program (SCP) during the 2008-12 period. This…
Jan 2014
Author(s): Ojanperä, Sanna;Kallestad, Eirin;Tourreilles, Federica;Schwartz, Liora;Olcese, Claudia;Navarro, Juan Carlos;Magri, Nicola;Anta, Rafael;Guaipatín, Carlos
We believe we have a story that will inspire new ways of approaching international development. During the past five years, the Innovation Lab (I-Lab), born out of the Division of Competiveness and…