Information for Christian Smith

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Donations List Website (data still preliminary) donor

List of positions (1 position)

Organization Title Start date End date Employment type Source Notes
GiveWell Research Analyst 2016-07-01 2018-12-18 full-time [1]

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The Optimizer’s Curse & Wrong-Way Reductions 2019-04-03 Christian Smith GiveWell Christian Smith Job experience Charity evaluator Christian Smith draws on his experience working at GiveWell for two and a half years, much of the time spent as the point person on GiveWell's cost-effectiveness analyses. Using this experience, he points out serious problems with modeling and picking the best causes or interventions in the face of huge uncertainty.

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