The Center for International Business Studies (Centro de Estudos em Competitividade Internacional –GVCEI) seeks to create and promote knowledge regarding firm and country competitiveness. The Center has an interdisciplinary characteristic encompassing business, economy, and politics through four main research areas:
- Competitiveness and Managerial Practices
- Relationship between Government and Business Organization
- Business groups
GVCEI has two main strategic goals: (i) Serve as a platform to disseminate the public debate about competitiveness, identifying common challenges and opportunities for local and foreign companies; (ii) Promote intellectual cooperation with Brazilian businesses and government to encourage the development of applied research.
Coordinator: Profa. Maria Tereza Leme Fleury
Vice-coordinator: Prof. Rodrigo Bandeira de Mello