Homo Economicus: Cold, Calculating & Callous

Dr. Asad Zaman Books, Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Education, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance Education Leave a Comment

Modern economic theory is founded on the  principle that human beings “maximize utility”; that is, they choose the best action from among a collection of choices. This axiom is considered self-evident: why would anyone make an inferior choice, when a better option is available? However, the mathematical formulation of this axiom is far from realistic. After all, it is self-evident …

Global Islamic Economy Summit: Is Islamic Art Going Mainstream?

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Published on Youtube on November 5, 2015 Published by: Global Islamic Economy Summit Disclaimer: All open videos embedded on Yurizk are crowdsourced and aggregated from open source publication platforms. i.e. Youtube, Vimeo, and other. Yurizk is not affiliated or sponsored promoters of any of the organization that publishes these videos (unless otherwise specifically mentioned). These open videos are embedded on Yurizk Academy …

Islamic Perspective on the Global Financial Crisis – Mufti Taqi Usmani

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Watch Public Lecture on the Topic "Islamic Perspective of the Causes and Remedies of  Financial Crisis" by Mufti Muhammd Taqi Usmani: Watch Video   Read the Book on the Topic "Current Financial Crisis - Causes and Remedies from Islamic Perspective" by Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani: Read Book  

The Rise and Fall of Logical Positivism

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The rise and fall of logical positivism is the most spectacular story of 20th century philosophy. Logical positivism was wildly successful, and some of its key ideas became widely accepted as common-sense truths among the general public. For instance, people routinely make a sharp distinction between facts and opinions, thinking that this is trite and obvious. They do not realise ...

‘Changing Narratives’ and the Exciting future of Islamic Economy

Sadia Karim Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, New & Noteworthy Leave a Comment

We have gut feelings, we have research data, and we have rational analysis. All three indicate that ‘Islamic Economy’ (Islamic Finance and Halal sectors) is heading towards an exciting future. The global Islamic Economy may be well positioned today to reach a level in the next five years that was unthinkable in the last five years. This is going to ...

The Perpetual Pain that Islamic Finance Industry Chose to Ignore

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Caution: This is not an organized article. This is a rant or random chain of thoughts. It contains sensitive material that may appear undesirable expression to some. I was browsing through the list of projects at Launchgood. Stopped and got stuck at this one “Riba Free Prescription: Fund my Interest Free Student Loan” . A deep emotion of sadness befell ...

Developing Inclusive & Sustainable Economic and Financial Systems – Download 5 Books

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5 Volume Book: Developing Inclusive and Sustainable Economic and Financial Systems Publisher: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals ISBNS: 978-9927-118-21-0, 978-9927-118-22-7, 978-9927-118-23-4, 978-9927-118-24-1, 978-9927-118-20-3 Cover design: Natacha Fares Copyright © 2015 The Author Publisher Description: Our 5 volume new books on the role of Islamic economics and finance in promoting inclusive and sustainable development can now be downloaded at the following links Volume 1: Access to Finance ...

5 reasons why Islamic finance should be on G20 policy reform agenda

Tariqullah Khan Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance, New & Noteworthy Leave a Comment

Turkey is the 2015 host Presidency of the G20. India, Indonesia and Saudi Arabia are the other G20 countries with very large Muslim populations. Muslims in a number of other G20 countries are reportedly increasingly relying on government welfare programs. Therefore, any policy initiatives that the  G20 countries will evolve will have far reaching consequences for the world as a ...