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Fwd: Trip to India

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Hi folks, Evan Larson, a Princeton student-journalist, is interested in some details of GiveWell's trip to India. We've tried to answer his questions briefly
Alexander Berger
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Feb 26, 2013

Fwd: Cooperation incentives for charities

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Hi Ian, It was more that transparency incentives in general were not a good enough reason to recommend funding. -Elie ... Hi Ian, It was more that transparency
Alexander Berger
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Dec 30, 2012

Changes in estimated cost-effectiveness of AMF

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A donor recently emailed us asking about the changes in our cost-effectiveness estimates for AMF. The donor pointed out that our estimate had changed and
Alexander Berger
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Dec 17, 2012

conerns about SCI

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Hi all, thanks for the thoughts. A few responses: 1. We really appreciate Aaron's raising this concern. In general, we encourage people to raise any issues
Aaron Swartz
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Nov 15, 2012

If microfinancing creates a cycle of debt, is handing out cash a bet

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I realize this mailing list isn't for sharing content from subscribers, but I thought this article published by GOOD Magazine on Monday is especially relevant
martajbornstein3
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Nov 14, 2012

Biomedical research

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Hi Aubrey, Thanks for the quick response. That gives me a better understanding for where the Buck Institute fits in the landscape of organizations. Best, Brian
Holden Karnofsky
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Oct 30, 2012

Research update - August 16, 2012

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We've recently published the following pages: - An intervention report on zinc supplementation to treat diarrhea:
Alexander Berger
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Aug 16, 2012

New GiveWell Content

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Hi Vipul, Thanks for the suggestion. Given that we haven't actually updated any of the contents of the page other than posting the new docs, we think that
Alexander Berger
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May 23, 2012

Malaria research

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And, as Rob astutely pointed out, it is* LLIN distribution*, not *deworming*, that should appear in this sentence: "Roughly speaking, the greater proportion of
Alexander Berger
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Apr 23, 2012

any research on anti-slavery charities?

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It seems a prior they'd be a lot less effective, as slavers fight back in a way malaria doesn't.
Brian Slesinsky
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Jan 3, 2012

Transcript and audio from Dec. 8 conference call

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These are available at http://givewell.org/conference-call/history The main change in this call from the previous one is that we ultimately ranked AMF #1 and
Elie Hassenfeld
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Dec 15, 2011

Transcript from November 21st conference call

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Hi Gwern, There's no consolidated discussion of marketing/PR. We're planning to do our normal annual review and plan in January which will go into our plans
Elie Hassenfeld
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Dec 12, 2011

Fwd: Givewell's philosophy, and DCP2 errors

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The email below contains a few questions from Jacob Pekarek and GiveWell's answers. Thanks to Jacob for giving us permission to post! Best, Alexander ... The
Alexander Berger
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Nov 7, 2011

Questions about microfinance charities

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We received the questions below from Andreas Mogensen of Giving What We Can about our current recommendation of microfinance charities. Our reply follows his
Alexander Berger
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Sep 27, 2011

Improved Transcript

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Hi everyone, Vipul was kind enough to clean up the first 80 minutes of the transcript. His version, with changes accepted, is attached. Thanks Vipul! Best,
Alexander Berger
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Sep 23, 2011
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