Episode 352: The Bankable Wisdom of Harsh Vardhan

He’s been a consultant, an expert on the financial sector, and now lives a life of the mind. Harsh Vardhan joins Amit Varma in episode 352 of The Seen and the Unseen to discuss his life and learnings.

Also check out:
1. Harsh Vardhan on The Leap BlogIdeas for IndiaMoney Control and Bloomberg Quint.
2. Episodes of The Seen and the Unseen with Ajay Shah: 12345678910111213.
3. Gabriel García MárquezIsabel AllendeMario Vargas Llosa and VS Naipaul on Amazon.
4. BS Mardhekar on Wikipedia and Amazon.
5. Vijay Tendulkar (WikipediaAmazon) and Mahesh Elkunchwar (WikipediaAmazon).
6. Mirza Ghalib on Wikipedia and Rekhta.
7. The Life and Times of Abhinandan Sekhri — Episode 254 of The Seen and the Unseen.
8. What Really Happened? — Lawrence H White on the 2008 Financial Crisis.
9. Fragile by Design — Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber.
10. The post-pandemic credit landscape in India — Rajeswari Sengupta and Harsh Vardhan.
11. ‘Consumerisation’ of banking in India: Cyclical or structural? —  Rajeswari Sengupta and Harsh Vardhan.
12. A decade of credit collapse in India — Harsh Vardhan.
13. Thinking about financial sector reforms in India — Rajeswari Sengupta and Harsh Vardhan.
14. The Metamorphosis — Franz Kafka.
15. Lord of the Flies — William Golding.
16. Human — Michael Gazzaniga.
17. The Blank Slate — Steven Pinker.
18. Thinking, Fast and Slow — Daniel Kahneman.
19. Murali Neelakantan Looks at the World — Episode 329 of The Seen and the Unseen.
20. Who Is Bharat Mata? — Edited by Purushottam Agrawal.
21. Kishori Amonkar and Kumar Gandharva on Spotify.
22. The Wonder That Was India — AL Basham.
23. Romila Thapar on Amazon.
24. Desert Island Discs on BBC.

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Episode art: ‘Bank on Him’ by Simahina.