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Determinantes de la productividad laboral en México: una aproximación desde la teoría del crecimiento endógeno con redes neuronales artificiales
La adopción masiva de TIC ha incrementado la investigación sobre el vínculo entre estas y el crecimiento económico. Existe un impacto significativo del uso de TIC sobre el crecimiento, pero los estudios tienden a ignorar los determinantes del uso de tales tecnologías y las condiciones diferenciadas de las empresas, industrias y países que las adoptan. ...
Innovation and productivity in services and manufacturing firms: the case of Peru
This article analyses the relationship between investment decisions, investment intensity, innovation outcomes and labour productivity for a sample of services and manufacturing firms from Peru in 2004, on the basis of an adjusted CDM model (Crepon, Duguet and Mairesse, 1998). The estimates of the model indicate that firm size was a key factor in the ...
Agricultural productivity: closing the gap between Brazil and the United States
Since the 1970s, Brazilian agriculture has undergone far-reaching changes and has played a major role in agricultural production worldwide. This article assesses the structural heterogeneity prevailing in Brazilian and United States agriculture by studying total factor productivity (TFP), which has increased in both economies, mainly through technologies ...
The impact on wages, employment and exports of backward linkages between multinational companies and SMEs
Policymakers often look for ways to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) by multinational corporations (MNCs). This paper estimates the impact of a programme, Costa Rica Provee, that seeks to increase backward linkages between small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and MNCs in Costa Rica. The impacts were measured by reference to real average ...
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Does public financial support stimulate innovation and productivity? An impact evaluation
This paper contributes to the empirical literature that evaluates the effects of public financial support to innovation on innovation expenditures, innovation itself and productivity in developing countries. Propensity score matching techniques and data from Innovation Surveys are used to analyse the impacts of public financial support to innovation ...
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