The Principled Agent

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Readings fit for a Kindle

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With my reading heavily slanted toward PDFs and away from books, I thought I’d share some of the papers/online books I found insightful. Some are new, some are old.

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Written by Chris Prottas

June 22, 2010 at 8:12 pm

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The Prelude

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This blog will document the political-economic challenges that inhibit social service provision, foreign and domestic, with an emphasis on innovative attempts to better align agent incentives with principal and beneficiary interests. The primary areas of focus will be: international development, education, and health care. You can also expect a more theoretical exploration of the government, firm, and market as means to social ends.

Written by Chris Prottas

February 23, 2010 at 9:12 pm

Posted in General