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 …

Responsible Ethical Finance: An Islamic Perspective

Almir Colan Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, Islamic Finance Instruments Leave a Comment

There is a universal demand for a fair and just financial system. One that is socially responsible and sustainable. The question is: how do we get there? Financial uncertainty can magnify who we really are. It can bring out the best or the worst in us, and that struggle goes back to the very beginning of human existence. The very ...

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  

‘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 ...

7 ways Islamic Finance can up its Perception Game

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If in about 40 years, an industry is unable to create a concrete and unified human perception about what it stands for, there must be something inherently wrong in the approach it communicates and propagates its mission. Marketing gurus say, perception does not change over time; once it’s formed, it’s formed (unless it is shaken from its root). So what ...

Redefining the Purpose of Education and What It Means for the Future of Islamic Economy

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Have you ever wondered  – “What is the purpose of education?” Or did this ever come into your mind – “How did the modern schooling system emerge, in what circumstances?” Or “Is education serving its purpose in the modern world?” Or “What is the new reality of our time from old times that may require a different approach in the method ...

Global Islamic Finance Education Report

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Released in 2013, Global Islamic Finance Education Report is the most comprehensive insight publicly available till to date about Islamic Finance Education sector worldwide. The report data is as of 2012 - 2013. It reveals the following (as of 2013): Distribution of Islamic Finance Education Providers by World Regions Distribution of Islamic Finance Education Providers by Country Top 10 Countries ...

The Old School Knowledge Dissemination and The Future of Islamic Economics and Finance

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In November 2013, Professor Habib Ahmed of University of Durham gave a talk at Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies on the topic of “Knowledge, Economy, and Islamic Finance: A New Institutional Economic Perspective”. QFIS was visionary and generous enough to live stream that talk to expand the benefit of that knowledge beyond its own room and even gave cross border ...