On the evening of 8 November, the Prime Minister announced on national television that Rs. 1,000 and 500 notes are no longer legal tender, and must be exchanged at the banks for newly issued currency. This major policy intervention has sparked a country-wide debate. Will it curb black money? Is it going to nudge us towards a cashless society? How much will be the collateral damage from the liquidity shock and is it a price worth paying?
Ideas for India is following the issue closely. A lot of commentary has already appeared on our pages and more will be forthcoming. This page collects together all the articles we have posted on demonetisation, in reverse chronological order.