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Book Review: The Aspirational Investor: Investing in the Pursuit of Wealth and Happiness, 2015.

Title: The Aspirational Investor: Investing in the Pursuit of Wealth and Happiness Author: Ashvin B. Chhabra Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd (July 2015) M.R.P: Rs. 699.00 ISBN: 9780670086719/0670086711 Pages: 240 Reviewed by: Srinivasa Sharan, CFA Moving Beyond Asset Allocation – Where is … Continue reading

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Book Review: Culture and Prosperity by John Kay

Title: Culture and Prosperity, Why some nations are rich but most remain poor Author: John Kay Publisher: Harper Business, Reprint 2005 Price: Rs. 911 ISBN: 9780060587062/0060587067 Pages: 432 Reviewed by: Aneek Saha, CFA   The book – Culture and Prosperity by … Continue reading

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Book Review: Misbehaving – The Making of Behavioral Economics…

Book Review: Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics Author: Richard H. Thaler Publisher: W W Norton & Company Kindle Price: INR622.25, Hard cover price: INR1397, Pages 432 Originally published: May 11, 2015 Reviewed by: Jainendra Shandilya, CFA, CAIA Misbehaving is about the … Continue reading

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Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a hotter planet

Book Review: Climate Shock: The Economic Consequences of a hotter planet Author: Gernot Wagner, Martin L. Weitzman Publisher: Princeton University Kindle Price: INR: 996.05, Hard cover price: 1426, Pages 250 Originally published: February 22, 2015 Reviewed by: Jainendra Shandilya, CFA   … Continue reading

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Asian Financial Statement Analysis – Detecting Financial Irregularities…

Book Review Of: Asian Financial Statement Analysis – Detecting Financial Irregularities Authors: ChinHwee Tan and Thomas R. Robinson Publisher: John Wiley & Sons. http://www.wiley.com (2014) Pages: 192 Price: INR 3065 (Kindle Edition) Reviewed by Chetan Shah, CFA In Asia it … Continue reading

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Capital in the Twenty-First Century – a Book Review…

Title: Capital In the Twenty-First Century Author: Thomas Piketty Publisher: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (12-May-2014) ISBN: 978-0674430006 Pages: 696, Price: Rs965 Reviewed by: Jainendra Shandilya, CFA, CAIA ‘Capital in the twenty first century’, originally published in 2013 in French, … Continue reading

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Book Launch Event – “Gurus of Chaos: Modern India’s Money Masters”

  Contributed by: Ishwar Chidambaram, CFA IAIP organized a book launch event in Mumbai on Friday, November 22; wherein the author & speaker Saurabh Mukherjea, CFA, shared his experience as well as key themes in his book “Gurus of Chaos: Modern … Continue reading

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