Max Dalton: Prioritization and economics

by EA Global1 min read3rd Nov 2017No comments


EconomicsVideoCause prioritization

Prioritization research asks lots of different types of questions (moral and empirical, theoretical and applied). First, Max Dalton argues that economics can provide a structure for thinking about these prioritization problems. This highlights that prioritization is even more difficult than it might intuitively seem. Second, economics could benefit from being a bit more like prioritization research. In particular, it should be more strategic in the ways it simplifies things.

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