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Michael_PJ comments on Comparative advantage in the talent market - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: Michael_PJ 12 April 2018 08:46:53PM 1 point [-]

This is a good point, although talent across time is comparatively harder to estimate. So "act according to present-time comparative advantage" might be a passable approximation in most cases.

We also need to consider the interim period when thinking about trades across time. If C takes the ops job, then in the period between C taking the job and E joining the movement, we get better ops coverage. It's not immediately obvious to me how this plays out, might need a little bit of modelling.