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    Introducing sustainable open innovation in government : applied methodology for cities

    Mulas,Victor, Barroca,Jean Paulo Gil  |  Dec 01, 2015
    Smart City Gran Concepción is a World Bank Technical Assistance activity to support more efficient municipal and local public services in Chile that leverage technology (information and communications technology,...
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    Doing business 2016 : measuring regulatory quality and efficiency - Chile

    Oct 01, 2015
    This economy profile for Doing Business 2016 presents the 11 Doing Business indicators for Chile. To allow for useful comparison, the profile also provides data for other selected economies (comparator economies) for...
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    Business practices in small firms in developing countries

    Mckenzie,David J., Woodruff,Christopher M.  |  Aug 27, 2015
    Management has a large effect on the productivity of large firms. But does management matter in micro and small firms, where the majority of the labor force in developing countries works? This study developed 26 ...
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    The rise of China and labor market adjustments in Latin America

    Artuc, Erhan, Lederman, Daniel, Rojas, Diego  |  Jan 01, 2015
    This paper assesses the impact of the rise of China on the trade of Latin American and Caribbean economies. The study proposes an index to measure the impact on trade, which suggests sizable effects, especially...
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    Tackling social exclusion : evidence from Chile

    Carneiro, Pedro, Galasso, Emanuela, Ginja, Rita  |  Jan 01, 2015
    This paper studies an innovative welfare program in Chile that combines a period of frequent home visits to households in extreme poverty, with guaranteed access to social services. Program impacts are identified ...
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