Innovation is a key long-run driver of economic growth, and wellbeing more broadly. In this talk, Michael Kremer will discuss how governments and philanthropists can accelerate innovation and shape it to meet human needs, and why doing this can have such large returns.
Kremer will give examples from his current work at the Development Innovation Lab, including on developing innovations to expand access to clean water.
He will also answer questions, including on his experience founding organizations.
Effective Altruism is a social movement dedicated to finding ways to do the most good possible, whether through charitable donations, career choices, or volunteer projects. EA Global conferences are gatherings for EAs to meet. You can also listen to this talk along with its accompanying video on YouTube.