Kenya’s demonetisation was unexpectedly orderly – The Economist

October 10, 2019

When kenya announced in June that it would issue new 1,000 shilling ($10) notes and destroy the old ones to fight corruption, many predicted chaos. India’s efforts to do the same by “demonetising” rupees in 2016 led to riots, deaths and a dent in economic growth. Read about Kenya’s unexpectedly orderly demonetisation scheme in my Economist piece.