The CIDE is a research and higher education center specialized in social sciences, guided by international quality standards, and financed with public resources. The central objective of CIDE is to contribute to the development of the country through the generation of rigorous and relevant knowledge, as well as the training of a new generation of leaders capable of performing creatively and responsibly in an open and competitive world.
The production and dissemination of knowledge constitute the axis of the life of the Center. Our commitment to a better and more solid understanding of the great economic, political and social issues of our time requires us to open ourselves to the world. CIDE is global in its pursuit of intellectual progress. As a public center, in a country with innumerable challenges and shortcomings, CIDE is also a deeply rooted community committed to the problems and challenges facing Mexico.