GiveWell: a case study in effective altruism, part 1

by Alexei Andreev Dec 16 2016 updated Dec 16 2016

GiveWell has recently written about coordination between donors. GiveWell wrote that up to explain why it recently recommended that a major funder commit, in some circumstances, to not fully funding the charities GiveWell recommends to the public, based on concerns of crowding out other donors. My post is largely a response to this.

This post makes the following claims: