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Serial number reading: should you, or should you not?

Should a central bank read the serial numbers of banknotes in circulation for subsequent data analysis or not? There are various reasons that are in favor, but also against, such an undertaking.
In this Immersion Session, representatives of two central banks and a software company specializing in data analytics discuss the pros and the cons, as well as the technical feasibilities and limitations of serial number reading and data analytics.