The Rise of the Shotgun Banknote Switch
In times past the monetary authorities confined these sorts of stringent measures to war-time. Perhaps they should stay that way.
Ethiopians are in the midst of a shot-gun banknote switch. They have three months to convert:
It's not as extreme is India's poorly-designed 2016 demonetization. (It's more like Kenya's 2019 switch. I wrote about it here: