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Sanjay Bakshi is one of the best minds in India in the fields of Value Investing and Behavioral Finance. He teaches MBA students (at MDI Gurgaon) two popular courses: “Behavioral Finance & Business Valuation” and “Financial Shenanigans & Governance”.
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Financial Shenanigans
How to Detect Accounting Gimmicks and Fraud in Financial Reports
Howard Schilit - Mar 28, 2018 (first published in 1993)
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The bestselling classic from the "Sherlock Holmes of Accounting"--updated to reflect the key case studies and most important lessons from the past quarter century....
Sanjay Bakshi
Nov 12, 2020
@rajshree10 Read the chapters on Cash Flow Shenanigans in @HowardSchilit's fantastic book.     source
Why We Sleep
Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams
Matthew Walker - Jun 19, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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“Why We Sleep is an important and fascinating book…Walker taught me a lot about this basic activity that every person on Earth needs. I suspect his book will do the same for you.” —Bill Gates A New York Times bestseller and international sensation, this “stimulating and important book” (Financial Times) is a fascinating dive into the purpose and po...
Sanjay Bakshi
Jun 24, 2020
@menakadoshi Please read this book: Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams     source
Inside the FDIC
Thirty Years of Bank Failures, Bailouts, and Regulatory Battles
John F. Bovenzi - Feb 02, 2015
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Banks are held out as symbols of stability, safe places to put your money. Yet since the early 1980's over 3,400 banks have failed, an average of about two a week for a period exceeding thirty years. These bank failures aren't steady, regular, and easily predictable events. Periods of calm and tranquility have been followed by chaos; booms have led...
Sanjay Bakshi
Oct 01, 2019
@rohitchauhan A while back, I read this book written by someone who witnessed dozens of bank failures. A very fascinating book. Learnt a lot by reading it.     source
Great Minds on INDIA
Salil Gewali - Jan 01, 2009
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Research-based book "Great minds on INDIA", widely acclaimed as one of its kind ever published, by an eminent research scholar from Shillong, Meghalaya (India), contains the quotes/opinions of the world-renowned intellectual giants in appreciation of the ancient Indian wisdom. The outcome of an exhaustive research was first published in Xerox forma...
Sanjay Bakshi
Apr 07, 2019
@patrick_oshag Welcome. And here’s an excellent book on what some of the world’s greatest minds have said on Indian spiritual thought. Great Minds on INDIA (Philosophy)     source
The Tyranny of Metrics
Jerry Z. Muller - Feb 06, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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How the obsession with quantifying human performance threatens our schools, medical care, businesses, and governmentToday, organizations of all kinds are ruled by the belief that the path to success is quantifying human performance, publicizing the results, and dividing up the rewards based on the numbers. But in our zeal to instill the evaluation ...
Sanjay Bakshi
Sep 28, 2018
A student recommended this book by @jerryzmuller which I liked a lot. It has some great examples on perverse incentives resulting in unintended consequences from measuring stuff and making the data public.     source