Apr 2017
Author(s): Benzell, Seth G.
Will smart machines replace humans like the internal combustion engine replaced horses? If so, can putting people out of work, or at least out of good work, also put the economy out of business? Our…
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…
Jun 2016
Author(s): Covindassamy, Genevre;Robe, Michel A.;Wallen, Jonathan
We investigate empirically the factors related to price uncertainty in the markets for two key Central American commodities: coffee and sugar (“softs”). Specifically, we analyze the predictive power…
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…
Jun 2014
Author(s): Quijada, José Alejandro;Sierra, José David
A pesar de contar con altos niveles de inversión, Honduras presentabajos niveles de crecimiento. Esto puede deberse a limitaciones de
orden productivo. A partir de la metodología de…
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…
Feb 2013
Author(s): Izquierdo, Alejandro;Loo-Kung, Rudy;Rojas-Suárez, Liliana
In recent years, and especially in the aftermath of the global financial crisis, a number of emerging market economies have been reforming their regulatory frameworks to adopt recommendations of the…
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…
Jul 2012
Author(s): Armendáriz, Edna;De León, Wendy;López de Mesa, Paloma
Este documento aplica el marco analítico de diagnóstico de crecimiento para identificar las restricciones más activas que impiden un crecimiento económicomás acelerado en Guatemala y su convergencia…
Jan 2012
Author(s): Auguste, Sebastián;Stein, Ernesto H.
El presente estudio analiza el crecimiento reciente de las exportaciones de bienes y servicios de Centroamérica (excepto México) y la República Dominicana durante la década de 2000, con vistas a…
Aug 2010
Author(s): Hvozdyk, Lyudmyla;Mercer-Blackman, Valerie
This paper discusses recent trends in investment in the oil sector, amid new challenges for national and international oil companies in an increasingly supply-constrained environment. After more than…
Jul 2010
Author(s): Inchauste, Gabriela;Cancho, Cesar
Este estudio utiliza una reciente encuesta de hogares para medir los avances en materia de inclusión social durante la última década, incluyendo una revisión de los indicadores de pobreza, estructura…
Oct 2008
Author(s): Altés, Carmen
Este documento ofrece una visión acerca del estado del sector turismo en México y promueve una reflexión con respecto a la forma de optimizar su contribución al desarrollo sostenible. Se destaca que…