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Trust in experts as a principal-agent problem

July 14, 2012


Principal-agent theory can help us understand some of the reasons we may have for distrusting experts--and how that distrust can be addressed.

The authority of Wikipedia

July 14, 2012


We don't trust Wikipedia because we're confident that the collective of editors know stuff. We trust Wikipedia because the Wikipedians love it.