ITN framework

The importance, tractability and neglectedness framework, or ITN framework tagfor short, is a framework for posts aboutestimating the value of allocating Importance, Tractability, Neglectedness frameworkmarginal resources to solving a problem based on its importance, tractability, and neglectedness.

Bibliography

80,000 Hours (2016) Our current list of especially pressing world problems, 80,000 Hours, June.
A set of applications of the framework.

Dickens, Michael (2016) Evaluation frameworks (or: when importance / neglectedness / tractability doesn't apply), Philosophical Multicore, June 10.
A criticism of this framework.

Wiblin, Robert (2016) One approach to comparing global problems in terms of expected impact, 80,000 Hours, April.
Original presentation of their framework. Note that is frequently used in effective altruism, or about highly related matters. This could include posts critiquing the ITN framework, discussing in abstract terms how it should and shouldn't be applied, and discussing other factors that could be considered alongside orthey use 'scale' instead of ITN.

This tag is not necessarily meant to capture the much larger set'importance' and 'solvability' instead of posts which in some way use the ITN framework.'tractability'.

career choice | cause priorizationprioritization | criticism (EA movement) | impact assessment

The ITN tag is for posts about the Importance, Tractability, Neglectedness framework that is frequently used in effective altruism, or about highly related matters. This could include posts critiquing the ITN framework, discussing in abstract terms how it should and shouldn't be applied, and discussing other factors that could be considered alongside or instead of ITN. 

This tag is notnecessarily meant to capture the much larger set of posts which in some way use the ITN framework. 

Related entries

See also Cause Priorizationcareer choice, | Career Choicecause priorization, | Criticismcriticism (EA Movement), and | Impact Assessmentimpact assessment.

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