This is a list of readings I have curated that relate broadly to metascience, progress studies, and effective altriusm. It is mostly things that I have come across. Ping me if you think I should add any!
Progress is a Policy Choice by the Institute for Progress
Understanding Scientific Funding in Tech by Nadia Asparouhova
Idea Machines by Nadia Asparohouva
Decentralised investing in high-risk high-reward projects by Shrey Jain
Bottling Lightning by Ben Reinhardt (big fan of his work in general)
Overedge Catalogue by Samuel Arbesman
The Atlantic has a great newsletter on Progress Studies
Postwar government report justifying active innovation policy
Teaching material for "Innovation: Market Failures and Public Policies" by Heidi Williams and Kevin Bryan
Science Policy research questions from 80k.
a mapping of scientific research and its mechanisms in producing value
History of Philanthropy by Open Philanthropy
of a different flavour but a fantastic read nonetheless: Takeaways from Building in Hard Tech.