Between the Buyer and the Seller


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"Karthik Shashidhar takes us on a brisk analytical journey that’s as informative as it’s entertaining. From soccer switch markets to fairy story start-ups gone incorrect, it is a revealing work holding necessary classes for all who want to navigate the evolving markets of right this moment’s instances" – Shashi Tharoor, Politician and Writer

"Karthik Shashidhar’s attention-grabbing and well-written (virtually in the type of newspaper columns) assortment of stimulating essays is on effectively functioning markets, or their lack. Glorious to learn, no matter whether or not you agree or disagree" – Bibek Debroy, Economist

Why is it troublesome to seek out Feta Cheese in Bangalore, or mango pickles in Barcelona? Why are vacationers inspired to discount? Why do startup platforms present heavy incentives to their customers? And why is it troublesome to seek out the proper date utilizing courting apps? The reply to any of those questions rests with a mysterious entity, who quietly exists between the purchaser and the vendor.
On this absorbing account, quant and administration guide Karthik Shashidhar makes use of ideas from economics and monetary markets to discover this entity’s complicated behaviour. From medieval bazaars to fashionable “two-sided marketplaces”, the ebook explores why markets are structured the manner they’re, and how they are often designed with the intention to ease transactions between the purchaser and the vendor.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Karthik Shashidhar lives in London, the place he works in monetary providers. Between 2012 and 2017, he was an unbiased quant, knowledge science and enterprise technique guide. Concurrently, he was Resident Quant at the Takshashila Establishment, and an adjunct college at IIM Bangalore. He wrote this ebook whereas dwelling in Barcelona in 2016.
Karthik writes a daily column for Mint the place he makes use of knowledge and quantitative strategies to touch upon points of up to date curiosity.

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