The Farmer Rolls the Dice

This is Episode 12 of The Seen and the Unseen, the weekly podcast hosted by our editor,  Amit Varma.

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For decades now, India has either banned or heavily regulated futures markets in agriculture. The conventional wisdom is that futures markets can turn farmers into gamblers. But what if the Unseen Effect of such regulation is exactly the opposite? Karthik Shashidhar joins Amit Varma to chat about the unintended consequences of such well-intentioned but misguided regulation.