Things we are reading today - 23rd January, 2023 - Effects of ageing population, securities regulatory architecture in India, the riddle of rest and more

Effects of an ageing population on a country

It was projected that deaths in China would outnumber births starting in 2023, but it happened a year ahead of schedule which could weaken China significantly. Its not just China, many developed economies are also seeing their populations age.

Time to take a deeper look at this topic.

The securities regulatory architecture in India.

Ever wondered how the securities market is regulated? This is a nice post to introduce this topic to you.

Why do super rich people exist in a society?

Many of us assume it’s because some people make better financial decisions. But what if this isn’t true? What if the economy – our economy – is designed to create a few super rich people?

This yard sale model simulation in the article blew my mind. Highly recommended that you try it out yourself.

What does it mean to be resting?

Ever felt a constant tug of war in your brain between aimlessly wandering in your thoughts and finding a direction at the same time because you want to be productive even in a relaxed state? You are not alone.

Check out this piece, to understand more about resting and your brain.

Carbon offsets are not working

Based on analysis of a significant percentage of the projects, more than 90% of their rainforest offset credits – among the most commonly used by companies – are likely to be “phantom credits” and do not represent genuine carbon reductions.


IMO, risk taking ability, discipline along with power of compounding add to that some pinch of luck. Voila. We get rich people.

After that, maybe this yard sale model kicks in to differentiate the rich and the super rich.

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