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Georgetown University and Universia just released a new issue of their quarterly journal GCG, which features innovative proposals to help improve the competitiveness and governability of Ibero-American companies and countries in a globalized world. The journal also aims to serve the region’s academic and scientific communities by becoming the publication of reference for new ideas.

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July 14, 2018

GCG Journal Volume 12 Number 2

Author: Ricardo Ernst


In the first article, professors Elena Fernández-Rodríguez and Antonio Martínez-Arias (University of Oviedo, Spain) analyze the determining factors as to why a company presents Negative Taxable Income. 

Willmer Guevara Ramírez (University of Technology of Chile, INACAP.Chile) and Cristian Morales Letzkus (Catholic University of the North, Chile) analyze the evolution of competitiveness for the main products exported by Chile and Peru to their main markets during the period of 2007 to 2016, through the specialization and competitiveness indicators from the Competitive Analysis of Nations (CAN) methodology. 

The research conducted by Anna Camila Lima e Silva, Fernanda Cristina Barbosa Pereira Queiroz, Jamerson Viegas Queiroz, Fabrícia Gonçalves Carvalho, from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (Brazil), and Eduardo Lopes Marques (Federal University of Viçosa, Brazil) aims to identify the relationship between the variables that benefit the organizational performance of Brazilian startups associated with the Brazilian Startup Association (ABStartup). 

Adriana Fumi Chim-Miki (Federal University of Campina Grande, Brazil) and Thays Cristina Domareski-Ruiz (Federal University of Paraná, Brazil) analyse the factors of the business environment considering the impact of the macroeconomic situation on the tourism sector. 

José Satsumi López-Morales (Technological Institute of Veracruz, Mexico) and Karla María Nava-Aguirre (University of Monterrey, Mexico) analyze the internationalization process of a state-owned company, specifically the case of Petróleos Mexicanos (PEMEX) in Mexico through the Uppsala Model.

Beatriz López-Bermúdez, María Jesús Freire Seoane, and Ignacio de la Peña Zarzuelo (University of A Coruña, Spain) analyze the ports of the West Coast of Latin America (2008 to 2017), proposing two objectives: on the one hand, to identify whether there are external factors that may influence production and, on the other, to determine the factors involved in making a given port more or less efficient, and to quantify the level of technical efficiency within the ports using a stochastic frontier analysis methodology with panel data.

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