The importance, tractability and neglectedness framework, or ITN framework for short, is a framework for estimating the value of allocating marginal resources to solving a problem based on its importance, tractability, and neglectedness.

Further reading

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....

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