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.
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 Das: Indian 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).