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Nobel Prize-winner Kenneth Arrow dies

Nobel Prize-winning Stanford economist Kenneth Arrow died in his home in Palo Alto on Tuesday 21.2.2017 morning. He was 95.

Arrow’s pioneering contributions to general equilibrium theory… 73 more words


Effective Altruism and the Unavoidability of Ethical Trade-Offs

The so-called “effective altruism” (EA) movement has recently received a significant attention in the press. Many articles have been critical of EA for various reasons that significantly overlap over the general theme that too much quantification and calculus implies the risk of losing the “big picture” of the issues related to charity and poverty. 1,553 more words

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