The main UECE goals are:
Promoting research on dynamical systems and on complexity, with an emphasis on economic applications, and also on other economic fields, such as game theory and macroeconomics.
Developing new statistical methods applied to economics.
Studying the consequences of dynamic, non-linear and complex systems in what concerns economic analysis and forecasting.
Organising seminars, conferences and other events to disseminate scientific results.
Participating in international research networks and promoting participation of researchers in international congresses and conferences.
Promoting and publishing papers, working papers and other documents to stimulate research in these recent economic theory areas.