To facilitate dialog, feedback and cooperation among scholars who are devoted to study the causes, components and outcomes of social issues, whose solution is of great public interest. To elaborate and apply sound analytical methods that favor governments and civil society to make better decisions in order to achieve public goals in accordance with their own preferences. To contribute to remove all those unacceptable common life conditions that cause insecurity, inequity, exclusion, suffering and that jeopardize personal and communitarian potential achievement.