Mar 2022
Author(s): Weiss, Mariana;Chueca, J. Enrique;Jacob, Jorge;Gonçalves, Felipe;Azevedo, Marina;Gouvêa, Adriana;Ravillard, Pauline;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
One of the most transformative consequences of digitalization in the energy sector is the possibility to process information in real-time and send signals to manage demand. Advanced Metering…
Dec 2019
Author(s): Ballón, Sergio;Román, Soraya;Antonio, Katherine;Foronda, Carlos;López, David;Vanegas, Wilkferg;Carvalho Metanias Hallack, Michelle
Este estudio muestra los resultados de la evaluación del programa de sistemas pico fotovoltaicos en hogares sin acceso a electricidad en el departamento de Santa Cruz, Bolivia. El programa analizado…
Aug 2017
Author(s): Yépez-García, Ariel
Energy liberalization is commonly measured by the level of market competitiveness and price reductions. This review applies an alternative method, market power, to give a sense of firms’ pricing…
Jul 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
Low-quality infrastructure services are persistent in developing countries, a situation mainly affecting the poorest households in contexts of high rates of informal access and heavily subsidized…
May 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Yépez-García, Ariel
The paper investigates the determinants of household energy spending and energy budget shares, with a focus on understanding their non-linear relationship with income, and the presence of economies…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
What do we know about the effects of improved access to electricity? Does the research tell a unified story? To answer these questions, this brief examines 50 impact evaluation studies, focusing on…
Jan 2017
Author(s): Bernini, Federico;Figal Garone, Lucas;Maffioli, Alessandro
Este estudio presenta evidencia empírica sobre los determinantes de la adopción de certificaciones internacionales de calidad (ISO) y sus efectos sobre el desempeño de las empresas argentinas en los…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Castillo, Victoria;Figal Garone, Lucas;Maffioli, Alessandro;Ohaco, Moira
Este estudio evalúa el impacto de asistencias técnicas a micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas (MiPyME) cofinanciadas por el Programa de Acceso al Crédito y Competitividad (PACC) en Argentina. El…
Dec 2016
Author(s): Pereira, Mariano;Tacsir, Ezequiel
Este trabajo analiza la relación entre la innovación y el empleo a nivel de firma. En particular, contribuye a generar evidencia sobre los efectos de la introducción de innovaciones (de producto o…
Aug 2016
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Yépez-García, Ariel
Understanding how energy use evolves at different stages of development is essential for reliable prospective analysis and planning. With that aim in mind, this paper examines the composition of…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto
This paper examines three intrinsic underlying variables affecting the provision of rural electricity services: household income, household location and a country's relative wealth in terms of…
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…
May 2014
Author(s): Zahler, Andrés;Bravo Ortega, Claudio;Goya, Daniel;Benavente, José Miguel
This Working Paper provides an in-depth analysis of public-private collaboration (PPC) in Chilean productive development policies (PDPs) through five case studies under two specific polices: the…
Mar 2014
Author(s): González, Macarena;Bianchi, Carlos;Rius, Andrés;Pittaluga, Lucía
The public-private collaboration (PPC) for productive development policies (PDPs) implemented in Uruguay in recent years have provided fertile ground for research. Many have achieved results that can…
Mar 2014
Author(s): Rozemberg, Ricardo;Ramos, Daniela;López, Andrés;Hallak, Juan Carlos;González, Andrea;Bisang, Roberto
This study discusses four cases of public-private collaboration (PPC) in the design and implementation of productive development policies (PDP) in Argentina. We find that PPCs have contributed to the…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge;Jimenez, Jorge;Román, Marcela
Public-private collaboration in productive development policy in Costa Rica frequently takes the form of policy co-governance: an autonomous institution in charge of policy for a particular economic…
Feb 2014
Author(s): Eslava, Marcela;Meléndez Arjona, Marcela;Perry, Guillermo
This Working Paper analyzes the institutions that shape public-private collaboration for the design and implementation of productive development policies in Colombia. These policies are increasingly…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Jimenez Mori, Raul Alberto;Mercado Díaz, Jorge Enrique
This paper investigates trends in energy intensity in Latin American countries over the last 40 years. It applies the Fisher Ideal Index to decompose the energy intensity into the relative…
Aug 2013
Author(s): Cornick, Jorge
Productive development policies (PDPs), what used to be called industrial policies, are increasingly recognized as an essential part of the development toolkit, and the need for public-private…
Sep 2012
Author(s): Navas-Alemán, Lizbeth;Pietrobelli, Carlo;Kamiya, Marco
The literature on small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) finance highlights linkages with large firms in value chains as a possible way to enhance access to credit. However, much of the literature…