The Short Life of India’s 2,000-Rupee Note
By Snigdhendu Bhattacharya
Introduced when the 500- and 1,000-rupee notes were demonetized in 2016, the 2,000-rupee note has now been pulled out of circulation.
India’s Top Court Upholds Legality of 2016 Currency Ban
By Sheikh Saaliq
The ban had rendered 86% of India’s currency invalid without warning, causing hardship to millions of ordinary Indians.
Demonetization: Minimum Governance, Maximum Gundagardi
By Shezad Lakhani
Modi’s approach, epitomized by demonetization, reinforces India’s statist tendencies.
Can the Modi Government Halt India's Economic Tailspin?
By K.S. Venkatachalam
Demonetization and the GST have taken a toll. Can Modi get India's economy booming again?
Modi’s Bumpy Anticorruption Drive
By Yigal Chazan
The Indian prime minister’s attempt to tackle ‘black money’ and financial crime is proving controversial.
India’s Taxing Pains
By Anthony Fensom
Confused implementation reminds some of the the day after demonetization, but there's hope for the future.
How India’s Demonetization Experiment Is Defying the Odds
By Henry Burrows
While demonetization appears to be defying expectations, opinion remains divided over the speed and secrecy of the move.
India's Demonetization Is a Distraction, Not a Solution
By Riju Agrawal
Demonetization was billed as a 'silver bullet' for India's woes. In reality, it will prevent more effective solutions.
What Demonetization Means for Indian States
By Tridivesh Singh Maini
The controversial policy has sparked both criticism and a competition to lead the new, digital economy.
Can India Go Cashless?
By Mohamed Zeeshan
The transition to a digital economy will take time and careful planning.
Asia’s New Year Resolutions for 2017
By Anthony Fensom
Suggested goals for Asia's major economies in the new year.
India: Demonetization and Natural Disaster
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
India's decision to demonetize high value currency has hampered natural disaster recovery efforts in Tamil Nadu.