PODCAST EPISODE

Ep 252: The State of Our Economy

The Seen and the Unseen - hosted by Amit Varma

22-11-2021 • 3 hrs 8 mins


Winter is here.The pandemic has receded, but our economy was already in bad shape before Covid struck, which made it plummet further. Where do we stand now? Can we recover? Puja Mehra and Mohit Satyanand join Amit Varma in episode 252 of The Seen and the Unseen to take stock.

Also check out:
1. The Lost Decade -- Puja Mehra.
2. Gimme Mo -- Mohit Satyanand's newsletter.
3. India's Lost Decade -- Episode 116 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Puja Mehra).
4. This is All Because of Rupal Ben -- Episode 5 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Mohit Satyanand.)
5. Poker and Stock Markets -- Episode 47 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Mohit Satyanand).
6. Two Economic Crises (2008 & 2019) -- Episode 135 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Mohit Satynanand).
7. India’s Start-Up Ecosystem -- Episode 171 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Mohit Satyanand).
8. The Tragedy of Our Farm Bills -- Episode 211 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ajay Shah).
9. Episodes of The Seen and the Unseen on agriculture (in reverse chronological order): 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8.
10. Previous episodes of The Seen and the Unseen on Covid-19: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13.
11. The Importance of the 1991 Reforms -- Episode 237 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shruti Rajagopalan).
12. Taking Stock of Our Economy (May 2021) -- Episode 227 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Ila Patnaik).
13. The Indian Economy in 2019 — Episode 153 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vivek Kaul).
14. Demystifying GDP -- Episode 130 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Rajeswari Sengupta).
15. The Art and Science of Economic Policy — Episode 154 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Vijay Kelkar & Ajay Shah).
16. In Service of the Republic — Vijay Kelkar and Ajay Shah.
17. The City and the City -- China Miéville.
18. The Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect.
19. On Bullshit -- Harry Frankfurt.
20. India: Redeeming the Economic Pledge -- Bibek Debroy.
21. The Anti-Defection Law -- Episode 13 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Barun Mitra).
22. The Business of Winning Elections -- Episode 247 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Shivam Shankar Singh).
23. We Are Fighting Two Disasters: Covid-19 and the Indian State -- Amit Varma.
24. Pandemonium in India’s Banks -- Episode 212 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Tamal Bandyopadhyay.)
25. Goodbye Solo -- Ramin Bahrani.
26. The desire to help, and the desire not to be helped -- Roger Ebert's review of Goodbye Solo.
27. India’s Problem is Poverty, Not Inequality -- Amit Varma.
28. Fooled by Randomness -- Nassim Nicholas Taleb.
29. Women at Work -- Episode 132 of The Seen and the Unseen (w Namita Bhandare).
30. Kashi Ka Assi -- Kashinath Singh.
31. The Dharma Forest -- Keerthik Sasidharan.
32. The Better Angels of Our Nature -- Steven Pinker.
33. The Blank Slate -- Steven Pinker.

This episode is sponsored by Intel.

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