Episode 11: Congress Rebellion Revisited

Game theory explains the complexity of rebelling against the Gandhis — and theory has now become practice. As fires rage in the house that Congress built, Amit Varma and Vivek revisit the incentives of the players involved. Also discussed: Shaktikanta Das’s views on the stock market and why Naseeruddin Shah excused Raj Kumar’s hamming.

Also check out:
1. A Game Theory Problem: Who Will Bell The Congress Cat? — Amit Varma.
2. “Someone Had to Bell The Cat”: Congress Leader Who Signed Letter — Sunil Prabhu.
3. The Hype Around the Stock Market — Episode 6 of Econ Central (with an earlier discussion on Congress rebellion).
4. Tweet by @mridumesh on the incentives of the rebels.
5. Haweli ki umar saath saal! — Vivek Kaul.
6. Generational Wealth: Why do 70% of Families Lose Their Wealth in the 2nd Generation? — David Kleinhandler.
7. Where Have All the Leaders Gone? — Amit Varma.
8. What Have We Done With Our Independence? — Episode 186 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Pratap Bhanu Mehta).
9. Piku on YouTube.
10. And Then One Day: A Memoir — Naseeruddin Shah.
11. Disconnect between economy and stock markets: Shaktikanta DasIndian Express report.
12. There’s no irrational exuberance in market, say MF experts — Jash Kriplani. (The piece with ‘de-grow.’)
13. The Challenge of Central Banking in a Democratic Society — Alan Greenspan’s speech.
14. Viral Acharya in conversation with Vivek Kaul.
15. The Lost Decade — Puja Mehra.
16. India’s Lost Decade — Episode 116 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Puja Mehra).
17. Taking Stock of Covid-19 — Episode 169 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan).
18. The Nuances of Lockdown — Episode 176 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Anup Malani).
19. India’s Economy in the Time of Covid-19 — Episode 177 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vivek Kaul).

Do also check out Amit’s writing course, The Art of Clear Writing, as well as The India Uncut Newsletter. And ah, Vivek’s new website at vivekkaul.com and all his books on Amazon.