Rodolfo Stucchi

Head of Economics, Monitoring and Evaluation, IDB Invest

1350 New York Ave NW, Washington, D. C., U. S.

+ 1 202 304 9889

rstucchi[at]iadb.org

Curriculum Vitae

Journal Articles

  1. The impact of export restrictions on production: A synthetic controls approach, with E. Garcia Lembergman and M. Rossi, Economía, Journal of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association, 18 (2), 2018. [Working Paper]
  2. Psychometrics as a tool to improve credit information, with I. Arraiz and M. Bruhn, The World Bank Economic Review, 30 (Supplement 1), S67-S76, 2017. Cited in The Economist
  3. Does dual employment protection affect TFP? Evidence from Spanish manufacturing firms, with J. J. Dolado and S. Ortigueira, SERIEs, Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, 7, 421-459, 2016. Cited in The Economist.
  4. Heterogeneous Productivity Shocks, Elasticity of Substitution and Aggregate Fluctuations (with A. Moro), Journal of Macroeconomics, 45, 45-53, 2015. [Working Paper]
  5. Employment and Innovation: Firm level evidence from Argentina (with R. de Elejalde and D. Giuliodori), Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, 51 (1), 27-47, 2015. [Working Paper]
  6. Partial credit guarantees and firm performance: Evidence from Colombia (with I. Arráiz and M. Melendez), Small Business Economics, 43 (3), 711-724, 2014.[Working Paper]
  7. The effect of innovation policy on SMEs' employment and wages in Argentina (with V. Castillo, A. Maffioli, and S. Rojo) Small Business Economics, 42(2), 387-406, 2014. [Working Paper]
  8. Does recession drive convergence in firms' productivity? Evidence from Spanish manufacturing firms (with A. Escribano), Journal of Productivity Analysis, 41 (3), 339-349, 2014. [Working Paper]
  9. Supplier development programs and firm performance: Evidence from Chile (with I. Arráiz and F. Henríquez) Small Business Economics, 41(1), 277-293, 2013. [Working Paper]
  10. Innovation and job creation in a dual labor market: Evidence from Spain (with D. Giuliodori) Economics of Innovation and New Technology, 21 (8), 801-813, 2012. [Working Paper]

Books

The Impact Evaluation of Cluster Development Programs: Methods and Practices (with A. Maffioli and C. Pietrobelli, Eds). Inter-American Development Bank, 2016.

Book chapters

  1. Cluster development programs: Justification, design, and need for evaluation (with A. Maffioli and C. Pietrobelli) Ch 1 in A. Maffioli, C. Pietrobelli, and R. Stucchi Eds, The Impact Evaluation of Cluster Development Programs: Methods and Practices, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC, 2016.
  2. Measuring the effects of cluster development programs (with D. Alfaro and A. Maffioli) Ch 2 in A. Maffioli, C. Pietrobelli, and R. Stucchi Eds, The Impact Evaluation of Cluster Development Programs: Methods and Practices, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC, 2016.
  3. Impact of support to the ICT cluster in Córdoba (with F. Boneu, V. Castillo, D. Giuliodori, A. Maffioli, A. Rodriguez, and S. Rojo) Ch 7 in A. Maffioli, C. Pietrobelli, and R. Stucchi Eds, The Impact Evaluation of Cluster Development Programs: Methods and Practices, Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC, 2016.
  4. Big questions about small firms (with P. Ibarraran and A. Maffioli) Ch 9 in Carmen Pages Ed. The Age of Productivity: Transforming Economies from the Bottom Up. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, 2010. [The Spanish version of the book can be downloaded from here. The chapter is based on the working paper "SME Policy and Productivity in Latin America". The working paper can be downloaded from here.]

Working Papers

  1. Do labor market regulations affect the link between innovation and employment? Evidence from Latin America (with L. Baensch, M. Lanzalot, and G. Lotti). June 2018.
  2. The effects of knowledge spillovers through labor mobility (with V. Castillo, L. Figal-Garone, A. Maffioli, and S. Rojo). January 2018.
  3. Are psychometric tools a viable screening method for small and medium-size enterprise lending? Evidence from Peru, with I. Arraiz, M. Bruhn, and C. Ruiz Ortega. December 2017.
  4. The impact of public investment in infrastructure on regional GDP: Evidence from Bolivia (with M. Godin and N. Chacón), Economic Analysis Review, Forthcoming.

Work in Progress

  1. Access to credit and employment: Firm-level evidence from Latin America (with L. Figal Garone and F. Bernini)
  2. Credit, Investment, and Productivity (with L. Sanguino)
  3. Impact of the expansion of the Panama Canal (with M. Lanzalot, A. Maffioli, and P. Yanez)