Episode 14: The Big Deal About the IPL

The IPL starts this weekend. It is much more than a tamasha. It saved and revitalized cricket. In episode 14 of Econ Central, Amit Varma and Vivek Kaul turn the economic lens towards cricket and cricket strategy.

Also check out:
1. Opportunity, Choice and the IPL (2008)  — Amit Varma.
2. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus  — Ludwig Wittgenstein.
3. What Cricket Can Learn From Economics (2016) — Amit Varma.
4. The Lesson From This IPL: Front-Load Your Innings (2014) — Amit Varma.
5. The Tamasha All Purists Should Love (2018) — Amit Varma.
6. The Winning Mantra for This IPL: Attack, Attack, Attack (2017) — Amit Varma.
7. National Highway 420 (and the EV of Aggressive Batting) (2016) — Amit Varma.
8. Resources vs Constraints – Why T20 Teams Need to Attack More (2019) — Amit Varma.
9. For This Brave New World of Cricket, We Have IPL and England to Thank (2019) — Amit Varma.
10. Purists, Keep Quiet. Cricket Is Changing, Not Dying (2018) — Amit Varma.
11. The New Face of Cricket (2015) — Amit Varma.
12. Money in Cricket — Episode 41 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Gideon Haigh and Prem Panicker).
13. Dhoni and India — Episode 10 of Econ Central.
14. Building Sports Ecosystems — Episode 126 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Joy Bhattacharjya).
15. New Zealand’s John Wright Lauded as the Man Who Discovered Jasprit Bumrah.
16. Toyota Halts India Expansion, Blaming ‘We Don’t Want You’ Taxes.
17. The Delhi Smog — Episode 44 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vivek Kaul).
18. Getting Competitive: A Practitioner’s Guide for India — RC Bhargava.
19. Manufacturing Is Key to Creating Jobs in Services — Vivek Kaul.
20. The Economics of The Chilling Effect — Episode 5 of Econ Central.
21. What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been — Episode 188 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Arvind Subramanian).
22. What is Libertarianism? — Episode 117 of The Seen and the Unseen (w David Boaz).
23. Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge — EO Wilson.
24. Tawaif — Episode 174 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Saba Dewan).

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