The Nissan Chair for Corporate Strategy and International Competitiveness has conducted research in the following areas:
- The process of globalization. The local origins of international competitiveness.
- Competitiveness and profitability in the Spanish financial sector. The impact of information technology in general, and of the Internet in particular, on the financial services sector.
- Integration in processes of mergers and acquisitions. Other projects have focused on the analysis of competitiveness by sectors, States, and regions.