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Research Agendas

On this page, you can find the research agendas of organisations and researchers from or adjacent to effective altruism. If you want a quick introduction to why these causes are particularly important from an effective altruist perspective, see this TED video or read this article.

Collections covering multiple cause areas

Cause prioritisation research

Human Welfare

Animal Welfare

Improving Institutional Decision-Making

Global Development

Charitable donations decision-making research

The Life You Can Save: research they would like to see more of

Extinction risks + suffering risks:

Technical AI safety

AI governance

Other risks

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