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Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana Portuguese Disclosed

Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)

Brazil enters the election year 2018 with an economy that is gradually recovering from the deepest recession in its recent economic history. This book is motivated by the need to understand the possible drivers of future income and employment growth. ... See More +

Publication 127626 JUN 29, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Amorim,Vivian De Fatima; Araujo,Jorge A. De Thompson R.; Arias,Diego; Byskov,Steen; Calice,Pietro; Cirera,Xavier; Clarke,Roland N.; Contini,Elisio; Duhaut,Alice; Noronha Farinelli,Barbara Cristina; Goodwin,Tanja K.; Iootty,Mariana; Lall,Somik V.; Martinez Licetti,Martha; Morris,Michael-000013367; Nucifora,Antonio; Olinto,Pedro; Packard,Truman G.; Qian,Rong; Reis,Jose Guilherme; PONTUAL RIBEIRO, EDUARDO; Signoret,Jose E.; Toman,Michael A.; Vieira,Pedro Abel; Vijil,Mariana English Disclosed

The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Policy makers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will like to understand how best to leverage recent and ongoing global, business-relevant technologies to support productivity upgrading with inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 125044 APR 06, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. Spanish Disclosed

The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)

Policy makers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) will like to understand how best to leverage recent and ongoing global, business-relevant technologies to support productivity upgrading with inclusion. ... See More +

Publication 125044 APR 06, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. English Disclosed

The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

While adoption of new technologies is understood to enhance long-term growth and average per capita incomes, its impact on low-skilled workers is more complex and merits clarification. ... See More +

Publication 125160 JAN 01, 2018

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Packard,Truman G. Disclosed

Business support policies : large spending, little impact (English)

The focus of this paper is on policies that ought to support productivity, output and employment growth. This support can be direct and indirect, targeted to specific sectors or types of firms or wide ranging. ... See More +

Working Paper 121668 NOV 01, 2017

Nucifora,Antonio; Fleischhaker,Cornelius; Barroso,Rafael Chelles; Dutz,Mark Andrew; Bevilaqua Teixeira Basto,Joao; Cirera,Xavier; Vijil,Mariana Disclosed

Can business input improve the effectiveness of worker training? evidence from Brazil's Pronatec-MDIC (English)

This study evaluates the employment effects of a publicly-run national technical vocational education training program in Brazil that explicitly takes input from firms in determining the location, scale, and skill content of courses offered. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8155 JUL 31, 2017

O'Connell,Stephen D.; Mation,Lucas Ferreira; Bevilaqua Teixeira Basto,Joao; Dutz,Mark Andrew Disclosed

Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil’s internet rollout (English)

This paper is a study of the effect of Brazil's staggered Internet rollout between 2000 and 2014 on municipality employment and wages. The study uses a new, annual data set on Internet availability from the Brazil school census, with the assumption that the share of schools that have Internet access in each municipality reflects the general accessibility of Internet connections. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8042 APR 26, 2017

Dutz,Mark Andrew; Mation,Lucas Ferreira; O'Connell,Stephen; Willig,Robert D. Disclosed

Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR24532 JUN 30, 2016

Dutz,Mark Andrew

Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)

Implementation Status and Results Report ISR23673 JUN 16, 2016

Dutz,Mark Andrew

Public and private investments in innovation capabilities : structural transformation in the Chilean wine industry (English)

This paper assembles novel data on the Chilean wine industry to investigate the role of investments in knowledge capital on sales growth in domestic and international markets. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6983 JUL 01, 2014

Dutz, Mark A.; O'Connell, Stephen D.; Troncoso, Javier L. Disclosed

Sweden's business climate : opportunities for entrepreneurs through improved regulations (English)

This report’s starting point is thus to acknowledge that despite Sweden’s many virtues, there are areas in which it can do better, and the task has been to identify those areas, focusing particularly on the quality of the investment climate and competitiveness. ... See More +

Working Paper 100920 JAN 01, 2014

Ulku,Hulya; Dutz,Mark Andrew; Hambardzumyan,Anushavan; Jiang, Nan (Charlotte); Meilland,Thibault; Perotti,Valeria; Primiani,Tanya; Saltane,Valentina; Vilquin,Julien Disclosed

Resource reallocation and innovation : converting enterprise risks into opportunities (English)

This paper argues that the increased flow and management of knowledge permitted by knowledge-based capital, supported by appropriate policies, can be an important factor in reducing the decision risk facing enterprises due to uncertainty and imperfect information, helping improve the resilience of development outcomes. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6534 JUL 01, 2013

Dutz, Mark A. Disclosed

Productivity, innovation and growth in Sri Lanka : an empirical investigation (English)

This study investigates the impact of key business environment indicators on productivity, innovation, and growth in Sri Lanka through a cluster-level productivity analysis, a firm-level total factor productivity analysis, and a firm-level innovation analysis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6354 FEB 01, 2013

Dutz, Mark A.; O'Connell, Stephen D. Disclosed

Measuring intangible assets in an emerging market economy: an application to Brazil (English)

This paper measures intangible investment in Brazil. It estimates that during 2000-2008, annual business spending on intangible assets or knowledge-based capital in Brazil averaged about 4 percent of gross domestic product. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6142 JUL 01, 2012

Dutz, Mark A.; Kannebley, Sergio Jr.; Scarpelli, Maira; Sharma, Siddharth Disclosed

Promoting inclusive growth : challenges and policies (English)

Countries worldwide face challenges of high unemployment, unsustainable public finances and lower potential output. It is pertinent therefore to understand future challenges and devise policies accordingly. ... See More +

Publication 84423 MAY 08, 2012

Mello, Luiz de [editor]; Dutz, Mark A. [editor] Disclosed

Biotechnology innovation for inclusive growth : a study of Indian policies to foster accelerated technology adaptation for affordable development (English)

This paper describes and analyzes a series of complementary policy initiatives in India to adapt and commercialize existing global biotechnologies to meet local needs in healthcare, agriculture, industry and the environment in a more affordable manner. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6022 APR 01, 2012

Vijayaraghavan, K.; Dutz, Mark A. Disclosed

Green growth, technology and innovation (English)

The paper explores existing patterns of green innovation and presents an overview of green innovation policies for developing countries. The key findings from the empirical analysis are: (1) frontier green innovations are concentrated in high-income countries, few in developing countries but growing; (2) the most technologically-sophisticated developing countries are emerging as significant innovators but limited to a few technology fields; (3) there is very little South-South collaboration; (4) there is potential for expanding green production and trade; and (5) there has been little base-of-pyramid green innovation to meet the needs of poor consumers, and it is too early to draw conclusions about its scalability. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5932 JAN 01, 2012

Dutz, Mark A.; Sharma, Siddharth Disclosed

Technological learning and innovation : climbing a tall ladder (English)

As the global stock of ideas expands and diffuses across and within countries, technological learning is poised to become an even more important determinant of growth through its impact on innovation. ... See More +

Brief 55582 JUL 01, 2010

Canuto, Otaviano; Dutz, Mark A.; Reis, Jose Guilherme Disclosed

Competition law and policy : challenges in South Asia (English)

This report focuses on the five South Asian economies that have shown the strongest interest in adopting or modifying their policies on competition: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. ... See More +

Working Paper 45281 MAR 01, 2007

Dutz, Mark; Khemani, R.Shyam Disclosed

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (English)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication Portuguese
Jobs and growth : Brazil’s productivity agenda (Portuguese)
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JUN 29, 2018 127626 Publication English
The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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APR 06, 2018 125044 Publication Spanish
The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (Spanish)
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APR 06, 2018 125044 Publication English
The jobs of tomorrow : technology, productivity, and prosperity in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 125160 Publication
Business support policies : large spending, little impact (English)
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NOV 01, 2017 121668 Working Paper
Can business input improve the effectiveness of worker training? evidence from Brazil's Pronatec-MDIC (English)
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JUL 31, 2017 WPS8155 Policy Research Working Paper
Economywide and sectoral impacts on workers of Brazil’s internet rollout (English)
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APR 26, 2017 WPS8042 Policy Research Working Paper
Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 09 (English)
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JUN 30, 2016 ISR24532 Implementation Status and Results Report
Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul SWAp : P120830 - Implementation Status Results Report : Sequence 08 (English)
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JUN 16, 2016 ISR23673 Implementation Status and Results Report
Public and private investments in innovation capabilities : structural transformation in the Chilean wine industry (English)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6983 Policy Research Working Paper
Sweden's business climate : opportunities for entrepreneurs through improved regulations (English)
See More +
JAN 01, 2014 100920 Working Paper
Resource reallocation and innovation : converting enterprise risks into opportunities (English)
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JUL 01, 2013 WPS6534 Policy Research Working Paper
Productivity, innovation and growth in Sri Lanka : an empirical investigation (English)
See More +
FEB 01, 2013 WPS6354 Policy Research Working Paper
Measuring intangible assets in an emerging market economy: an application to Brazil (English)
See More +
JUL 01, 2012 WPS6142 Policy Research Working Paper
Promoting inclusive growth : challenges and policies (English)
See More +
MAY 08, 2012 84423 Publication
Biotechnology innovation for inclusive growth : a study of Indian policies to foster accelerated technology adaptation for affordable development (English)
See More +
APR 01, 2012 WPS6022 Policy Research Working Paper
Green growth, technology and innovation (English)
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JAN 01, 2012 WPS5932 Policy Research Working Paper
Technological learning and innovation : climbing a tall ladder (English)
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JUL 01, 2010 55582 Brief
Competition law and policy : challenges in South Asia (English)
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MAR 01, 2007 45281 Working Paper