What’s Worth Reading | Shreyas Recommends (Week 4 : April 13 to April 20)

The fourth week of our new weekly series on InsideIIM, where Shreyas Panse (Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers) picks out the best  from across the web that industry professionals and current students must read.


Here is the list of this week’s best content across the web :

The next set of reforms in India should be about the central government empowering the states

Why India is so good at organising elections?

Manmohan Singh’s failures

Does inflation really mean that you are poorer now than before?

The effect of Indian elections on the economy

As a fresh MBAs, the priority with the first job is positioning yourself for the future

What could have saved Nokia and what can other companies learn from it

Modi and Rajan can work together, who would’ve thunk?

In future, diamonds could be dirt cheap. But would there still be demand for them?

Everybody seems to be talking about Thomas Piketty’s book. What’s it about, in short

In the world of Heartbleed, passwords should be extinct

Where is Dropbox’s strategy headed

Today, to be a good scientist means you have to be a good salesman

An introduction to Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce company


Longer reads

How politics makes us stupid

The woman behind first Apple icons


All previous week’s recommendations can be found here



Shreyas Panse is a Delhi-based Consultant working with PricewaterhouseCoopers. He blogs at shreyasp.wordpress.com. He is an alumnus of IIM Indore.