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Incentives

TagLast edit: 14 Oct 2021 14:27 UTC by Vladimir_Nesov

An Incentive is a motivating factor, such as monetary reward, the risk of legal sanctions, or social feedback. Many systems are best understood by looking at the incentives of the people with power over them.

Inadequate Equilibria covers many problems that arise when there are poor incentives.

Related Pages: Game Theory, Mechanism Design, Moloch, Moral Mazes

Inad­e­quacy and Modesty

Eliezer Yudkowsky28 Oct 2017 21:51 UTC
124 points
82 comments18 min readLW link

An Equil­ibrium of No Free Energy

Eliezer Yudkowsky31 Oct 2017 21:27 UTC
120 points
49 comments27 min readLW link

Med­i­ta­tions On Moloch

Scott Alexander30 Jul 2014 4:00 UTC
118 points
9 comments47 min readLW link

Asym­met­ric Justice

Zvi25 Apr 2019 16:00 UTC
195 points
100 comments5 min readLW link2 reviews
(thezvi.wordpress.com)

[Question] Fram­ing Practicum: Incentive

aysajan27 Aug 2021 19:22 UTC
37 points
6 comments3 min readLW link

Against Ar­gu­ments For Exploitation

blackstampede6 Oct 2022 1:58 UTC
18 points
8 comments7 min readLW link

Power Buys You Dis­tance From The Crime

Elizabeth2 Aug 2019 20:50 UTC
162 points
75 comments7 min readLW link1 review
(acesounderglass.com)

[Question] What are some real life Inad­e­quate Equil­ibria?

Eli Tyre29 Jan 2021 12:17 UTC
49 points
63 comments3 min readLW link

Liv­ing in an Inad­e­quate World

Eliezer Yudkowsky9 Nov 2017 21:23 UTC
84 points
48 comments20 min readLW link

In­cen­tive com­pat­i­bil­ity and the Reve­la­tion Principle

badger3 May 2014 13:38 UTC
36 points
7 comments6 min readLW link

Player of Games

Jacob Falkovich29 Aug 2018 21:26 UTC
61 points
3 comments12 min readLW link

Good Heart Week: Ex­tend­ing the Experiment

Ben Pace2 Apr 2022 7:13 UTC
97 points
94 comments3 min readLW link

I dis­cov­ered LessWrong… dur­ing Good Heart Week

identity.key7 Apr 2022 13:22 UTC
50 points
12 comments3 min readLW link

Fea­ture re­quest: vot­ing but­tons at the bot­tom?

Oliver Sourbut24 Jun 2022 14:41 UTC
70 points
13 comments1 min readLW link

Tal Yarkoni: No, it’s not The In­cen­tives—it’s you

Zack_M_Davis11 Jun 2019 7:09 UTC
89 points
120 comments1 min readLW link4 reviews
(www.talyarkoni.org)

How my school gamed the stats

Srdjan Miletic20 Feb 2021 19:23 UTC
78 points
26 comments4 min readLW link

Buy­ing a house and mak­ing friends in un­ex­pected places

dominicq28 Mar 2021 14:35 UTC
28 points
4 comments1 min readLW link

Progress on Causal In­fluence Diagrams

tom4everitt30 Jun 2021 15:34 UTC
71 points
6 comments9 min readLW link

Sig­nal­ing Vir­tu­ous Vic­tim­hood as Indi­ca­tors of Dark Triad Personalities

Ben Smith26 Aug 2021 19:18 UTC
18 points
3 comments1 min readLW link
(mlpol.net)

[Question] Fram­ing Practicum: Selec­tion Incentive

aysajan2 Sep 2021 20:26 UTC
12 points
6 comments3 min readLW link

Notes on Shame

David Gross2 Nov 2021 4:33 UTC
19 points
6 comments17 min readLW link

Try­ing to Keep the Gar­den Well

clearthis16 Jan 2022 5:42 UTC
97 points
5 comments1 min readLW link

Ques­tion 4: Im­ple­ment­ing the con­trol proposals

Cameron Berg13 Feb 2022 17:12 UTC
6 points
2 comments5 min readLW link