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Cost-effec­tive­ness analysis

TagLast edit: 7 Jun 2022 15:27 UTC by Lizka

Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is a kind of economic analysis that allows comparison of the relative costs and effects of rival interventions. Unlike cost-benefit analysis, CEA does not express these effects in monetary values.

Further reading

Bhula, Radhika, Meghan Mahoney & Kyle Murphy (2020) Conducting cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA), The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, July.

Jamison, Dean T. et al. (eds.) (2006) Priorities in Health, Washington, D.C.: The World Bank, ch. 3.

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60 points
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46 points
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208 points
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17 points
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Es­ti­mat­ing the cost-effec­tive­ness of pre­vi­ous R&D projects

Falk Lieder24 Apr 2023 9:48 UTC
25 points
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Maybe Fam­ily Plan­ning Char­i­ties Are Bet­ter For Farmed An­i­mals Than An­i­mal Welfare Ones

Hank_B6 May 2023 2:02 UTC
97 points
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Char­ity En­trepreneur­ship’s re­search into large-scale global health interventions

CE16 May 2023 11:51 UTC
77 points
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39 points
7 comments2 min readEA link

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Peter Wildeford8 May 2018 7:43 UTC
9 points
2 comments22 min readEA link

So­lar4Africa Pro­ject 3: So­lar pumps for in­come gen­er­a­tion–Pro­ject overview and methodology

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5 points
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69 points
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Fam­ily Em­pow­er­ment Me­dia: track record, cost-effec­tive­ness, and main uncertainties

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98 points
17 comments3 min readEA link
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31 points
9 comments1 min readEA link

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52 points
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19 points
1 comment2 min readEA link
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freedomandutility3 Dec 2023 12:04 UTC
20 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

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393 points
35 comments10 min readEA link

Fat Tails Dis­cour­age Compromise

niplav17 Jun 2024 9:39 UTC
31 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

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11 points
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Are our Top Char­i­ties sav­ing the same lives each year?

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161 points
7 comments33 min readEA link
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[Question] Has any­one tried to roughly quan­tify how many an­i­mal lives can be saved per dol­lar donated?

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12 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

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EdoArad13 Mar 2024 14:49 UTC
15 points
4 comments2 min readEA link

Open Ques­tions in Cost-Effec­tive­ness Modeling

EdoArad13 Mar 2024 14:52 UTC
9 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

How We Plan to Ap­proach Uncer­tainty in Our Cost-Effec­tive­ness Models

GiveWell2 Jan 2024 21:09 UTC
92 points
26 comments23 min readEA link
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Ex­pected value and un­cer­tainty with­out full Monte Carlo simulations

Vasco Grilo🔸5 Jan 2024 8:57 UTC
12 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

Malaria vac­cines: how con­fi­dent are we?

Sanjay5 Jan 2024 0:59 UTC
62 points
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Cost-effec­tive­ness of epi­demic/​pan­demic preparedness

Vasco Grilo🔸30 Jun 2024 13:37 UTC
31 points
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Three Rea­sons Early De­tec­tion In­ter­ven­tions Are Not Ob­vi­ously Cost-Effective

Conrad K.21 Apr 2024 21:05 UTC
64 points
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Re­silience to Nu­clear & Vol­canic Winter

Stan Pinsent9 Jul 2024 10:39 UTC
96 points
13 comments3 min readEA link

Cost-effec­tive­ness of buy­ing or­ganic in­stead of barn eggs

Vasco Grilo🔸14 Jun 2024 16:29 UTC
22 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

Policy ad­vo­cacy for erad­i­cat­ing screw­worm looks re­mark­ably cost-effective

MathiasKB🔸20 May 2024 14:23 UTC
190 points
19 comments8 min readEA link

Cost-effec­tive­ness of School Plates

Vasco Grilo🔸25 May 2024 9:01 UTC
33 points
12 comments3 min readEA link

Cost-effec­tive­ness of re­stricted donations

Vasco Grilo🔸3 Feb 2024 9:36 UTC
10 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

Shal­low Re­port on Productivity

Joel Tan🔸25 Jan 2023 8:18 UTC
24 points
4 comments17 min readEA link

Open Philan­thropy Shal­low In­ves­ti­ga­tion: Tobacco Control

Open Philanthropy25 Jan 2023 1:14 UTC
93 points
8 comments36 min readEA link

If we ever want to start an “Amounts mat­ter” move­ment, covid re­sponse might be a good flag/​example

AnnaSalamon24 Jul 2022 2:26 UTC
53 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

What I thought about child mar­riage as a cause area, and how I’ve changed my mind

Catherine F31 Jan 2023 19:50 UTC
218 points
44 comments7 min readEA link

Sim­ple Tips for Sound Cost-Effec­tive­ness Analysis

James Broughel1 Nov 2022 0:53 UTC
3 points
1 comment4 min readEA link

[Linkpost] Claim that US can­cer re­search is com­pa­rable to Givewell top char­i­ties in DALYs per $

Jalen_Lyle-Holmes9 Feb 2023 20:50 UTC
5 points
2 comments1 min readEA link
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Shal­low Re­port on Coronary Heart Disease

Joel Tan🔸20 Feb 2023 4:49 UTC
26 points
11 comments18 min readEA link

Shal­low Re­port on Nu­clear War (Arse­nal Limi­ta­tion)

Joel Tan🔸21 Feb 2023 4:57 UTC
44 points
13 comments29 min readEA link

Vida Plena Pre­dic­tive Cost-Effec­tive­ness Analysis

Samuel Dupret26 Dec 2022 5:43 UTC
48 points
2 comments12 min readEA link

Giv­ing Green team re­flects on 2022 cli­mate giv­ing research

Giving Green16 Mar 2023 14:39 UTC
30 points
2 comments2 min readEA link

Equity should be a part of effec­tive­ness eval­u­a­tions

Akhil31 Jan 2022 19:48 UTC
28 points
9 comments6 min readEA link

[Question] How much does it cur­rently cost to pre­vent one per­son from be­com­ing blind?

Finn Thomas13 Aug 2023 10:18 UTC
3 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

New cause area: train­ing health work­ers to pre­vent new­born deaths

Marshall20 Jun 2022 17:12 UTC
62 points
4 comments14 min readEA link

Ex­plor­ing Key Cases with the Port­fo­lio Builder

Hayley Clatterbuck10 Jul 2024 12:07 UTC
73 points
1 comment6 min readEA link

Is Ex­is­ten­tial Risk Miti­ga­tion Uniquely Cost-Effec­tive? Not in Stan­dard Pop­u­la­tion Models (Gus­tav Alexan­drie and Maya Eden)

Global Priorities Institute4 Jul 2023 13:28 UTC
33 points
2 comments3 min readEA link
(globalprioritiesinstitute.org)

In­ter­me­di­ate Re­port on Abrupt Sun­light Re­duc­tion Scenarios

Stan Pinsent20 Oct 2023 9:15 UTC
26 points
6 comments4 min readEA link

Feed­back of a CEA?

Iska Knuuttila18 Jan 2024 15:19 UTC
9 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

An up­date on GiveWell’s fund­ing projections

GiveWell5 Jul 2022 21:56 UTC
140 points
15 comments4 min readEA link
(blog.givewell.org)

How we work, #3: Our analy­ses in­volve judg­ment calls

GiveWell6 Dec 2023 22:09 UTC
32 points
1 comment8 min readEA link
(blog.givewell.org)

Elec­tric Shrimp Stun­ning: a Po­ten­tial High-Im­pact Dona­tion Opportunity

MHR13 Jul 2023 0:39 UTC
155 points
22 comments10 min readEA link

Adquira sen­ti­men­tos calorosos e útilons separadamente

AE Brasil / EA Brazil20 Jul 2023 18:48 UTC
4 points
0 comments5 min readEA link

FIX IT GENTLY

Rosenhan6 May 2024 9:05 UTC
−5 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

A sys­tem­atic frame­work for as­sess­ing dis­counts [Founders Pledge]

Rosie_Bettle16 Aug 2023 10:49 UTC
82 points
4 comments26 min readEA link

Ad­ding Quan­tified Uncer­tainty to GiveWell’s Cost Effec­tive­ness Anal­y­sis of the Against Malaria Foundation

Tanae31 Aug 2022 12:53 UTC
31 points
10 comments3 min readEA link
(observablehq.com)

Thresh­olds #1: What does good look like for longter­mism?

Spencer Ericson25 Jul 2023 19:17 UTC
45 points
36 comments8 min readEA link

Cost-effec­tive­ness of op­er­a­tions man­age­ment in high-im­pact organisations

Vasco Grilo🔸27 Nov 2022 10:33 UTC
48 points
11 comments12 min readEA link

[Question] What are some af­ford­able RCT re­search or­ga­ni­za­tions?

brb24312 Jan 2022 21:22 UTC
8 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

The value of cost-effec­tive­ness anal­y­sis (David Thorstad)

smountjoy29 Jul 2023 22:54 UTC
20 points
6 comments1 min readEA link
(ineffectivealtruismblog.com)

How Many Lives Does X-Risk Work Save From Nonex­is­tence On Aver­age?

Jordan Arel8 Dec 2022 21:44 UTC
34 points
12 comments14 min readEA link

Deep Re­port on Hypertension

Joel Tan🔸1 Aug 2023 2:39 UTC
67 points
13 comments3 min readEA link

Is there more to life than sur­vival and in­come?

brb24313 Oct 2022 21:56 UTC
15 points
7 comments5 min readEA link

[Question] Are there cost-effec­tive­ness analy­ses for per­sonal in­ter­ven­tions, as op­posed to or­ga­ni­za­tion-wide poli­cies?

Brian20 Aug 2023 17:06 UTC
6 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

So­lar4Africa Pro­ject 5: Off-grid So­lar For­ever Lights & Bat­ter­ies — Pro­ject Overview and Methodology

Robin Sharif12 Nov 2023 1:06 UTC
11 points
2 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] What is the cost-effec­tive­ness of GiveWell’s top life-sav­ing char­i­ties un­der to­tal util­i­tar­i­anism?

Vasco Grilo🔸22 Apr 2022 17:22 UTC
14 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

Com­par­ing Health In­ter­ven­tions in Colom­bia and Nige­ria: Which are More Effec­tive and by How Much?

Alejandro Acelas24 Mar 2023 13:48 UTC
49 points
1 comment12 min readEA link

Erad­i­cat­ing ro­den­ti­cides from U.S. pest man­age­ment is less prac­ti­cal than we thought

Holly_Elmore24 Mar 2023 21:11 UTC
78 points
3 comments1 min readEA link
(osf.io)

Self-guided men­tal health apps aren’t cost-effec­tive… yet

huw8 Feb 2024 4:45 UTC
28 points
7 comments11 min readEA link
(observablehq.com)

Shal­low In­ves­ti­ga­tion: Bac­te­rial Meningitis

peetyxk28 Mar 2023 8:57 UTC
37 points
2 comments12 min readEA link

動物を助けたいなら、他人の食事よりも企業に注意を向けよう。

EA Japan4 Aug 2023 12:42 UTC
4 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Effec­tive al­tru­ism and global pal­li­a­tive care: One pro­ject case

Phil Di Sorbo21 Dec 2022 5:58 UTC
2 points
4 comments2 min readEA link

Marginal Aid and Effec­tive Altruism

TomDrake30 Mar 2023 20:31 UTC
39 points
14 comments2 min readEA link

Cost-effec­tive­ness of mak­ing a video game with EA concepts

mmKALLL15 Sep 2022 13:48 UTC
8 points
2 comments5 min readEA link

[Opz­ionale] Altre let­ture su ‘Differenze di Im­patto’

EA Italy31 Dec 2022 3:57 UTC
1 point
0 comments3 min readEA link

[Question] How to se­lect un­con­di­tional cash trans­fer benefi­cia­ries to max­i­mize cost-effec­tive­ness (and what in­sti­tu­tional changes can solve re­cip­i­ents’ is­sues)?

brb2437 Jan 2022 22:52 UTC
5 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Planned Up­dates to U.S. Reg­u­la­tory Anal­y­sis Meth­ods are Likely Rele­vant to EAs

MHR7 Apr 2023 0:36 UTC
163 points
6 comments4 min readEA link

[Paid Con­sult­ing Pro­ject] Look­ing for Health Economists & Epidemiologists

Joel Tan🔸5 Apr 2023 12:22 UTC
17 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Net zero is im­pos­si­ble—for now. Giv­ing Green pro­poses 4 higher-im­pact al­ter­na­tives for businesses

Giving Green4 Apr 2023 19:29 UTC
15 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

On Es­ti­mates of how much Zakat there is

Kaleem10 Jun 2024 17:23 UTC
67 points
14 comments3 min readEA link

End­ing TB in In­dia by 2025? Policy Dis­cus­sion Paper for Comment

Tom Delaney29 May 2024 12:04 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

In­ter­me­di­ate Re­port on Hypertension

Joel Tan🔸3 Apr 2023 3:54 UTC
50 points
12 comments5 min readEA link

Pre­dict­ing the cost-effec­tive­ness of de­ploy­ing a new intervention

Falk Lieder10 Apr 2023 9:07 UTC
26 points
3 comments9 min readEA link

Cost-effec­tive­ness of donat­ing a kidney

Vasco Grilo🔸23 Apr 2022 21:50 UTC
15 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Carlo: un­cer­tainty anal­y­sis in Google Sheets

ProbabilityEnjoyer18 Mar 2024 13:06 UTC
42 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(carlo.app)

Zzap­pMalaria: Twice as cost-effec­tive as bed nets in ur­ban areas

Arnon Houri Yafin16 Apr 2023 19:12 UTC
75 points
13 comments6 min readEA link

Probly: a Python-like lan­guage for prob­a­bil­is­tic modelling

ProbabilityEnjoyer18 Mar 2024 13:19 UTC
13 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(probly.dev)

Sup­port­ing grass­roots effec­tively: You can give to the most effec­tive char­ity in your com­mu­nity, even if none of them have “data”

Spencer Ericson20 Aug 2023 17:30 UTC
39 points
9 comments3 min readEA link

De­worm­ing and de­cay: repli­cat­ing GiveWell’s cost-effec­tive­ness anal­y­sis

JoelMcGuire25 Jul 2022 20:26 UTC
307 points
38 comments11 min readEA link
(www.happierlivesinstitute.org)

Un­rav­el­ling the Mys­tery of Distri­bu­tions of Im­pact: Power law or Log­nor­mal?

Michael22 Apr 2023 9:40 UTC
30 points
3 comments5 min readEA link

An­i­mal Char­ity Eval­u­a­tors Is Seek­ing In­ter­ven­tion Effec­tive­ness Re­search and Cost-Effec­tive­ness Estimates

Animal Charity Evaluators21 Apr 2023 12:49 UTC
51 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

How to de­ter­mine dis­tri­bu­tion pa­ram­e­ters from quantiles

Vasco Grilo🔸30 May 2022 15:20 UTC
23 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Es­ti­mat­ing the cost-effec­tive­ness of sci­en­tific research

Falk Lieder16 Jul 2022 12:20 UTC
36 points
5 comments17 min readEA link

Launch­ing 60,000,000,000 Chick­ens: A Give Well-Style CEA Spread­sheet for An­i­mal Welfare

AppliedDivinityStudies4 Jun 2021 21:08 UTC
35 points
19 comments3 min readEA link

Me­taS­cience Sym­po­sium on Iden­ti­fy­ing Im­pact­ful Re­search Topics

Falk Lieder2 May 2023 18:41 UTC
8 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(metascience.info)

[Question] Does GiveWell still plan to model the un­cer­tainty of their cost-effec­tive­ness es­ti­mates?

AnonymousAntelope25 Jun 2024 13:12 UTC
21 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Cost-effec­tive pan­demic preparedness

JoshuaBlake21 Dec 2023 17:06 UTC
25 points
4 comments8 min readEA link
(blog.joshuablake.co.uk)

Hard Prob­lems in GiveWell’s Mo­ral Weights Approach

Tanae1 Nov 2022 4:51 UTC
37 points
3 comments9 min readEA link

So­lar4Africa Pro­ject 2: Small so­lar cars for non-emer­gency health ser­vices ac­cess — Pre­limi­nary cost effec­tive­ness analysis

Robert Van Buskirk24 Dec 2023 17:06 UTC
13 points
0 comments8 min readEA link

Em­pow­er­ing Num­bers: FEM since 2021

hhart23 Aug 2023 11:48 UTC
234 points
23 comments10 min readEA link

Hyper­ten­sion is Ex­tremely Im­por­tant, Tractable, and Neglected

Marshall13 May 2022 15:00 UTC
19 points
6 comments4 min readEA link

GiveDirectly’s cost-effec­tive­ness could be 6.7x higher

Carolina Toth3 Nov 2022 4:39 UTC
21 points
3 comments2 min readEA link
(docs.google.com)

[Question] How should oth­ers’ dona­tions be ac­counted for in cost-effec­tive­ness analy­ses?

brb24317 Aug 2022 20:57 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

More to ex­plore on ‘Differ­ences in Im­pact’

EA Handbook3 Jul 2022 23:00 UTC
17 points
3 comments3 min readEA link

[Question] Is the $1–20/​life saved by a pneu­mo­coc­cus vac­cine still available? At what scale?

brb24311 Jan 2022 21:01 UTC
6 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Against cash bench­mark­ing for global de­vel­op­ment RCTs

Rory Fenton21 Mar 2022 0:29 UTC
116 points
12 comments5 min readEA link

Rough at­tempt to pro­file char­i­ties which sup­port Ukrainian war re­lief in terms of their cost-effec­tive­ness.

Michael27 Feb 2022 0:51 UTC
29 points
5 comments4 min readEA link

AMF net use may be over­es­ti­mated by about 10 per­centage points

brb24310 Oct 2022 23:05 UTC
23 points
3 comments2 min readEA link

[Question] Does boy­cotting work?

dstudioscode22 Jan 2024 3:39 UTC
4 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] What are some re­spon­si­bil­ity bun­dle bar­gains for medium-sized en­ter­prises?

brb24310 Jan 2022 19:38 UTC
2 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

New in­ter­ven­tion: pay­ing farm­ers to not burn crops

Karthik Tadepalli22 Dec 2022 17:18 UTC
88 points
6 comments12 min readEA link

Cost-effec­tive­ness of iron for­tifi­ca­tion in In­dia is lower than GiveWell’s estimates

Akash Kulgod30 Sep 2022 12:50 UTC
28 points
2 comments10 min readEA link

How we work, #1: Cost-effec­tive­ness is gen­er­ally the most im­por­tant fac­tor in our recommendations

GiveWell27 Oct 2023 21:40 UTC
36 points
8 comments6 min readEA link
(blog.givewell.org)

A can of worms: the non-sig­nifi­cant effect of de­worm­ing on hap­piness in the KLPS

Samuel Dupret21 Dec 2022 13:10 UTC
46 points
17 comments23 min readEA link
(www.happierlivesinstitute.org)

Es­ti­mat­ing the im­pact of com­mu­nity build­ing work

10xRational1 Dec 2022 23:42 UTC
37 points
4 comments18 min readEA link

An­swer­ing some ques­tions about wa­ter qual­ity programs

GiveWell14 Oct 2022 20:36 UTC
26 points
0 comments9 min readEA link
(blog.givewell.org)

Is there some­thing like GiveWell for gov­ern­ment pro­grams?

aoreidmarr20 Dec 2021 22:25 UTC
10 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

Tree plant­ing cost-effectiveness

Vasco Grilo🔸3 Dec 2022 9:20 UTC
49 points
14 comments46 min readEA link

So­lar4Africa Pro­ject #4 - Gen­eral In­ter­ven­tion Refine­ment and Cost-Effec­tive­ness (CE) Anal­y­sis of So­lar Elec­tric Cook­ing Sys­tems: Fi­nal Anal­y­sis and Jus­tifi­ca­tion of Intervention

Robert Van Buskirk20 Jan 2024 5:46 UTC
10 points
0 comments11 min readEA link

The Case for Fund­ing New Long-Term Ran­dom­ized Con­trol­led Tri­als of Deworming

MHR4 Aug 2022 16:12 UTC
95 points
9 comments14 min readEA link

In­vest­ing for a cause

brb24312 Aug 2022 1:35 UTC
5 points
0 comments16 min readEA link

Sign of qual­ity of life in GiveWell’s analyses

brb24316 Oct 2022 14:54 UTC
57 points
19 comments3 min readEA link

Re­view of Givewell’s Cost-effec­tive­ness for Sea­sonal Malaria Chemoprevention

Finngoeslong25 Sep 2022 13:59 UTC
20 points
3 comments4 min readEA link

Liveli­hood in­ter­ven­tions: overview, eval­u­a­tion, and cost-effectiveness

Rethink Priorities20 Jan 2023 20:05 UTC
90 points
8 comments45 min readEA link

[Question] How do in­spired con­tri­bu­tions and ex­ter­nal­ized costs fac­tor in cost-effec­tive­ness calcu­la­tions?

VictorW8 Aug 2023 21:43 UTC
12 points
8 comments2 min readEA link

Global In­no­va­tion Fund pro­jects its im­pact to be 3x GiveWell Top Charities

jh1 Jun 2023 13:00 UTC
70 points
12 comments1 min readEA link

Eval­u­a­tion re­port: Max­i­mum Im­pact Pilot 2023

Yonatan Schoen19 Sep 2023 15:25 UTC
23 points
0 comments17 min readEA link

Epistemic and Statis­ti­cal Uncer­tainty in CEAs—Draft

EdoArad30 Oct 2023 10:26 UTC
27 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

Why EA needs Oper­a­tions Re­search: the sci­ence of de­ci­sion making

wesg21 Jul 2022 0:47 UTC
76 points
21 comments14 min readEA link

Value of In­fo­ma­tion, an ex­am­ple with GiveDirectly

SamNolan30 Aug 2022 20:37 UTC
12 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

Is GiveWell un­der­es­ti­mat­ing the health value of lead erad­i­ca­tion?

Jakob21 Aug 2022 15:13 UTC
33 points
7 comments4 min readEA link

Mass me­dia in­ter­ven­tions prob­a­bly de­serve more at­ten­tion (Founders Pledge)

Rosie_Bettle17 Nov 2022 15:01 UTC
146 points
8 comments41 min readEA link

Hap­piness for the whole house­hold: ac­count­ing for house­hold spillovers when com­par­ing the cost-effec­tive­ness of psy­chother­apy to cash trans­fers

JoelMcGuire14 Apr 2022 20:05 UTC
51 points
1 comment3 min readEA link
(www.happierlivesinstitute.org)

Cost-effec­tive­ness anal­y­sis of ~1260 USD worth of so­cial me­dia ads for fel­low­ship marketing

gergo25 Jan 2024 15:18 UTC
56 points
5 comments2 min readEA link

I Re­viewed the 4000-page Disease Con­trol Pri­ori­ties Col­lec­tion: Fund 4 Pro­grams; Divest from Cost-in­effec­tive Bed­nets and Deworming

brb2439 Jul 2022 22:36 UTC
20 points
9 comments17 min readEA link

A New Idea for Fi­nanc­ing Philanthropy

Ryan Adler17 May 2022 22:14 UTC
3 points
2 comments3 min readEA link

Bulk­ing in­for­ma­tion ad­di­tion­al­ities in global de­vel­op­ment for medium-term lo­cal prosperity

brb24311 Apr 2022 17:52 UTC
4 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Why GiveWell should use com­plete un­cer­tainty quantification

Tanae27 Dec 2022 20:11 UTC
32 points
1 comment1 min readEA link
(suboptimal.substack.com)

Quan­tify­ing Uncer­tainty in GiveWell Cost-Effec­tive­ness Analyses

SamNolan31 Oct 2022 14:31 UTC
118 points
7 comments20 min readEA link
(observablehq.com)

Cost-effec­tive­ness es­ti­ma­tion with pro­gram, fund­ing, and in­sti­tu­tional coun­ter­fac­tual im­pact data

brb2438 Apr 2022 16:50 UTC
8 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

doebem: Char­ity Eval­u­a­tion and Effec­tive Giv­ing in Brazil

Bruno Sterenberg30 Oct 2023 16:14 UTC
61 points
6 comments4 min readEA link

How economists got Africa’s AIDS epi­demic wrong

Justin Sandefur10 Jun 2023 5:25 UTC
262 points
26 comments8 min readEA link

Prob­a­bil­ity dis­tri­bu­tions of Cost-Effec­tive­ness can be misleading

Lorenzo Buonanno🔸18 Jul 2022 17:42 UTC
70 points
49 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] When should the in­verse-var­i­ance method be ap­plied to dis­tri­bu­tions?

Vasco Grilo🔸14 Jun 2022 14:33 UTC
5 points
6 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Can it be more cost-effec­tive to pre­vent than to treat ob­stet­ric fis­tu­las?

brb24310 Jan 2022 19:39 UTC
7 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Marginal Fund­ing Week, So­lar pumps in Malawi: Creat­ing ~$20 of in­come per $1 of dona­tion for ~$1/​cap­ita/​year beneficiaries

Robert Van Buskirk20 Nov 2023 15:59 UTC
10 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Devel­op­ing in­ter­ven­tions for pro­mot­ing proso­cial be­hav­ior might be more cost-effec­tive at in­creas­ing well-be­ing than pro­vid­ing psychotherapy

Falk Lieder22 Jul 2022 7:42 UTC
23 points
5 comments12 min readEA link

Im­proved farm­ing prac­tices’ effect on in­come in ru­ral Nepal

Iska Knuuttila8 Apr 2024 17:31 UTC
7 points
1 comment6 min readEA link

Shal­low In­ves­ti­ga­tion: Arsenic Remediation

Francis10 Jan 2023 2:54 UTC
41 points
3 comments19 min readEA link

[Question] How to think about cost-effec­tive­ness when the US gov­ern­ment is pay­ing?

DirectedEvolution15 Jun 2023 2:52 UTC
15 points
4 comments1 min readEA link

Eval­u­at­ing StrongMinds: how strong is the ev­i­dence?

JoelMcGuire19 Jan 2023 0:12 UTC
118 points
53 comments5 min readEA link

Shal­low Re­port on Di­a­betes Mel­li­tus Type 2

Joel Tan🔸23 Jan 2023 3:45 UTC
41 points
11 comments14 min readEA link

Shal­low Re­port on Nu­clear War (Abol­ish­ment)

Joel Tan🔸18 Oct 2022 7:36 UTC
35 points
14 comments18 min readEA link

Shal­low Re­port on Fun­gal Diseases

Joel Tan🔸19 Oct 2022 5:13 UTC
17 points
0 comments15 min readEA link

Shal­low Re­port on Asteroids

Joel Tan🔸20 Oct 2022 1:34 UTC
27 points
7 comments13 min readEA link

Shal­low Re­port on Tinnitus

Joel Tan🔸23 Nov 2022 5:55 UTC
26 points
0 comments15 min readEA link

Meth­ods for im­prov­ing un­cer­tainty anal­y­sis in EA cost-effec­tive­ness models

Froolow29 Aug 2022 18:07 UTC
127 points
8 comments36 min readEA link

[Squig­gle Ex­per­i­men­ta­tion Challenge] CEA LEEP Malawi

drwahl1 Sep 2022 5:13 UTC
23 points
8 comments2 min readEA link
(danwahl.net)

Effec­tive­ness of Giv­ing Blood

ATinyFish26 Oct 2022 6:08 UTC
23 points
13 comments1 min readEA link

Shal­low Re­port on Shigella

Joel Tan🔸24 Jan 2023 2:51 UTC
7 points
2 comments14 min readEA link
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