Effective Altruism- December

Contrary to the title, I decided to not donate to Effective Altruism this December. Instead, I donated $250 to a fundraiser to help a friend’s father, who needed the money for his cancer treatment. I recently read “Poor Economics” by Siddharth Banerjee and Esther Duflo, in which they outline their Nobel Prize winning work. TheyContinue reading “Effective Altruism- December”

Effective Altruism- November

For my readings this month, I will try and read a survey on the work of this year’s Nobel prize winners in economics. I will mostly follow this survey by the Nobel Prize committee. Edit: Turns out that I read their basic arguments in this slatestarcodex post. The author of this post mainly wants toContinue reading “Effective Altruism- November”