Monday, August 22, 2016

Interesting readings

Who is afraid of algorithmic trading? by Ajay Shah in The Business Standard, 22 August.

Recording each vote by M.R. Madhavan in The Hindu, 22 August.

Creating space for financial services by Varad Pande, Nirat Bhatnagar and Raahil Rai in The Mint, 22 August.

Why we need to stand up for the right to insult religion and beliefs by Sunny Hundal in The Hindustan Times, 21 August.

Repeal the sedition law by Sudeep Chakravarti in The Mint, 19 August.

GST bill a historic landmark but formidable challenges lie ahead by Sudipto Mundle in The Mint, 19 August.

Tata vs DoCoMo: Two warring partners and one big mess by Deepali Gupta and Arijit Barman in The Economic Times, 18 August. Also see earlier work from NIPFP: link, link, and Treat the disease, not just the symptoms by Bhargavi Zaveri and Radhika Pandey in The Business Standard, 10 August.

Farm Policy: The political economy of why reforms elude agriculture by Pravesh Sharma in The Indian Express, 18 August.

Tracing GST's evolution as an idea by M Govinda Rao in The Business Standard, 18 August.

Maharashtra to give land for mandis by Sandip Das in The Financial Express, 17 August.

Fractured lands: How the Arab world came apart by Scott Anderson in The New York Times Magazine, 15 August.

The Tor Project's social contract: we will not backdoor Tor by Cory Doctorow in The Boingboing, 12 August.

App-only bank Mondo just got a banking licence by Oscar Williams-Grut in The Business Insider India, 11 August. In India, life is hard.

"A Honeypot For Assholes": Inside Twitter's 10-Year Failure To Stop Harassment by Charlie Warzel in The Buzz Feed News, 11 August.

Trai & transparency: The irregular regulator by Smriti Parsheera and Bhargavi Zaveri in The Economic Times Blogs, 10 August.

The Sporting Spirit by George Orwell.

National Agriculture Market and the political economy of agriculture marketing by Pravesh Sharma in NIPFP YouTube Channel.

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