What’s worth reading | Shreyas Recommends (Week 20 : Aug 26 – Sep 1)

PwC Consultant Shreyas Panse is back with the 20th edition of our weekly series on InsideIIM, where he curates a list that is the best  from across the web that industry professionals and current students must read.

–     Make in India, but pray tell us how?

–     Cancellation of coal mine ownership signals an important step in improving the way resources are utilised, but also shows the somewhat overarching nature in which law is unfair

–     Perhaps the “coal crisis” talk is unnecessary though

–     A primer on Shadow Banking in India. Or if you prefer a simplified, abridged version

–     Internet and e-commerce helped save handmade goods.  Incidentally, this week also saw the announcement of Flipkart tying up with Indian government to promote handloom weavers

–     Don’t trust an IQ test. Especially if you have taken it a little later in your life.

–     Why women don’t apply for jobs unless they feel they are 100% qualified

–     The resurgence of Starbucks and the reasons behind it

–     Software has disrupted entertainment and communications. Next is apparels

–     Developed nations have an economic reason to wipe out Ebola

–     World domination by a technology company: Amazon edition

–     Income inequality in major sports

–     What, Indian Silicon Valley is better than the original one when it comes to gender parity?



–     How do lexicographers decide on new words to include in dictionary

–     Tall men get married earlier, but short men are more loyal


Longer reads

–      Global economy explained in 38 maps

–      Motorola’s journey from bottom to top to bottom


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Shreyas is a Delhi-based Consultant working with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He blogs at shreyasp.wordpress.com. He is an alumnus of IIM Indore. Follow him on InsideIIM at shreyasp.insideiim.com