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…
Oct 2015
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani;Bruhn, Miriam;Stucchi, Rodolfo
This paper studies the use of psychometric tests, designed by the Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL), as a tool to screen out high credit risk and potentially increase access to credit for small…
Aug 2015
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani;Calero, Carla;Jin, Songqing;Peralta, Alexandra
This paper evaluates the short-term impacts of a development project that aims to increase mango yields, sales of mango products, and the income of small mango farmers in rural Haiti. Various…
May 2015
Author(s): Arráiz, Irani;Calero, Carla
This paper studies the impact of access to electricity via solar-powered home systems (SHSs) in rural communities in Peru. Applying propensity score matching at the community as well as at the…
Dec 2014
Author(s): Nakasone, Eduardo
This paper analyzes the impact of the Strengthening Women Entrepreneurship in Peru (SWEP) program. SWEP trained female micro entrepreneurs in business management practices (such as accounting and…
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…
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…
Nov 2011
Author(s): Vogel, Robert C.;Schulz, Gerald
This paper presents the results of an investigation requested by the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank under its Caribbean Microfinance Capacity Building project (…
Jun 2011
Author(s): González Vallejo, Leticia
Este informe presenta la Evaluación Final del Convenio de Cooperación Técnica no reembolsable ATN/ME 9561-ME del programa ¿Desarrollo de Nuevas Oportunidades de Mercado en la Base Económica de la…
Apr 2011
Author(s): Lima, Rodrigo C.A.;Antoniazzi, Laura B.;Nassar, André M.
Por que deve haver mudanças no Código Florestal? Essa pergunta esta na cabeça de muitos brasileiros que acompanham, basicamente pela mídia, os calorosos debates sobre alterações no marco legal que…
Sep 2010
Author(s): Lovoi, Annette;Brown, Julia;Magnoni, Barbara;Thornton, Rebecca
This paper presents new evidence on migration and risk among Mexican migrants to the United States living in the New York City area. The paper examines the potential demand for formal risk mitigating…
Nov 2009
Author(s): Modernell, Álvaro
Guia educativo projetado para clientes da CAIXA, uma instituição pública de poupança e crédito. Nesta cartilha encontram-se informações básicas sobre educação financeira, dinheiro, bancos, crédito,…