non-profit organization, not political, governed by the Ordinance 60-133 of 03 oct. 1960, the CREM is a "think tank" or think tank, bringing together experts Juniors and Seniors. The CREM publishes proposals in the field of Public Policy and Economics.
A think tank brings together professionals within a formalized structure, systematically produces studies and reports, establishes a link between the world of research and politics, provides academic rigor to the study of contemporary problems.
The CREM "Help to develop policy agendas and erects bridges between knowledge and power". Also, is it only focuses on research and dissemination of working documents, adding this feature a club activity, that is to say they have members in Civil Society, where are organized seminars, seminars and meetings.