Sep 2021
Author(s): Prats Cabrera, Joan Oriol;Harris, Helen;Páez, Juan Andrés
During the last three decades, Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) have emerged as a new contractual arrangement to provide infrastructure investment and services. Examining the evolution of PPPs…
Aug 2021
Author(s): Rizzo, Tesalia
This paper critically assesses research that examines the link between participatory institutions and political trust in the context of developing countries, with a focus on Latin America. A…
Jun 2021
Author(s): Herrera Dappe, Matías;Serebrisky, Tomás;Suárez-Alemán, Ancor
Do differences in port performance explain differences in maritime transport costs? How much would improvements in port performance reduce maritime transport costs in developing countries? To answer…
Jun 2020
Author(s): Hinojosa, Sergio Alejandro;Mascle-Allemand, Anne-Laure;Vieitez Martínez, Daniel
En las últimas décadas los gobiernos de América Latina y el Caribe han desarrollado proyectos de inversión en infraestructura pública con participación del sector privado, que actualmente se…
May 2018
Author(s): Wenner, Mark D.;Bollers, Elton
This policy brief presents a summary of the development challenges facing the country.
Dec 2016
Author(s): Benavides, José Luis;M'Causland Sánchez, María Cecilia;Flórez Salazar, Catalina;Roca, María Eugenia
In recent years, Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries have madeimportant advances in the modernization of their public procurement systems.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB),…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Benavides, José Luis;M'Causland Sánchez, María Cecilia;Flórez Salazar, Catalina;Roca, María Eugenia
Durante los últimos años, los países de América Latina y el Caribe han realizado importantes avances en la modernización de sus sistemas de Compras públicas. El Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Devlin, Robert;Pietrobelli, Carlo
In recent years, there has been renewed interest in the use of industrial polices. The need for modern industrial policies has been increasingly acknowledged in the literature and by the praxis of…
Oct 2016
Author(s): Molina, Oswaldo;Olivari, Jocelyn;Pietrobelli, Carlo
Traditionally the Peruvian context has been unfavorable for innovation by local firms in the mining sector. However, some firms have managed to innovate despite these conditions in recent years. The…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Alvarez, Roberto
This technical note examines the impact of information and communication technology (ICT) and research and development (R&D) investment on innovation and productivity in Chilean firms, in…
Feb 2016
Author(s): Di Fabio, Claudia;Roldán, Flavia;Angelelli, Pablo;Crespi, Gustavo
La economía de Uruguay ha transitado una "década de oro" en materia de crecimiento, liderado fundamentalmente por un alto dinamismo de la inversión, la productividad y las exportaciones,…
Jan 2016
Author(s): Monge-González, Ricardo
This technical note presents a detailed review of Costa Rica's recent innovation policy. It discusses how far Costa Rica is from having innovation ecosystems (human networks that generate…
Jun 2015
Author(s): Shapira, Philip;Youtie, Jan;Cox, Debbie;Uyarra, Elvira;Gök, Abullah;Rogers, Juan;Downing, Chris
This technical note analyzes international experiences and practices of public technology extension service programs. Technology extension services comprise varied forms of assistance provided…
Apr 2015
Author(s): Olivari, Jocelyn
This paper identifies the main characteristics of a subset of Chilean firms that has the potential to positively impact the economy through employment generation. The study also verifies whether…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Aboal, Diego;Veneri, Federico
This technical note uses data from a new survey that collected information on entrepreneurs and their businesses in nine Latin American countries, with the objective of determining the relevant…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Cathles, Alison
Data representing various aspects of entrepreneurship in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region are more abundant today than 10 years ago. The information about entrepreneurship in the LAC…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Pittaluga, Lucía
Desde hace algunos años, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha estado apoyando a Programas de Apoyo a los Clusters, en su mayoría en el Cono Sur. La presente consultoría analizó qué…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Pittaluga, Lucía
Desde hace algunos años, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha estado apoyando a Programas de Apoyo a los Clusters, en su mayoría en el Cono Sur. La presente consultoría analizó qué…
Oct 2014
Author(s): Pittaluga, Lucía
Desde hace algunos años, el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) ha estado apoyando a Programas de Apoyo a los Clusters, en su mayoría en el Cono Sur. La presente consultoría analizó qué…
Sep 2014
Author(s): Rius, Andrés
En 2005, el Gobierno del Uruguay y el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo pusieron en marcha el Programa de Apoyo a la Competitividad de Conglomerados y Cadenas Productivas (PACC). La finalidad del…