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Handbook of Empirical Research on Islam and Economic Life

Edited by M. Kabir Hassan ()

in Books from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: In Islamic jurisprudence, a comprehensive ethic has been formulated governing how business and commerce should be run, how accountability to God and the community is to be achieved, and how banking and finance is to be arranged. This Handbook examines how well these values are translated into actual performance. It explores whether those holding true to the system are hindered and put at a disadvantage or whether the Islamic institutions have been able to demonstrate that faith-based activities can be rewarding, both economically and spiritually.

Keywords: Asian Studies; Economics and Finance (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
ISBN: 9781784710729
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Chapters in this book:

Ch 1 Social preferences and values: an experimental analysis for religiosity , pp 23-46 Downloads
Anwar Shah, Karim Khan and Hayat Khan
Ch 2 Openness, culture, legal environment and Islamic finance , pp 47-71 Downloads
Kaouthar Gazdar, Rihab Grassa and M. Kabir Hassan
Ch 3 Islamic finance in movement: public opinion in the Arab region , pp 72-90 Downloads
Clement Henry
Ch 4 Evaluating the impact of zakat by indicator of disaggregated Human Development Index: an empirical finding , pp 93-108 Downloads
Mohamad Nurzaman
Ch 5 Poverty, finance and institutions: evidence from OIC countries , pp 109-134 Downloads
Muhammad Majeed
Ch 6 The social and cultural impact on firms’ access to finance in an Islamic environment , pp 135-162 Downloads
Charilaos Mertzanis
Ch 7 Reporting of zakat and charitable activities in Islamic banks: theory and practice in a multi- cultural setting , pp 163-192 Downloads
Mamunur Rashid, M. Kabir Hassan, How Shi Min and G.M. Wali Ullah
Ch 8 Achieving sustainable economic development through Islamic microfinance and the potential of a proposed two- tier mudarabah waqf business model , pp 193-212 Downloads
Mohammad Ashraful Mobin and Abu Umar Ahmad
Ch 9 Can Islamic banking increase financial inclusion? , pp 213-252 Downloads
Sami Ben Naceur, Adolfo Barajas and Alexander Massara
Ch 10 Social tax and transfers for poverty alleviation: a case for low- and middle- income countries , pp 253-272 Downloads
Nasim Shirazi and Muhammad Anas Zarka
Ch 11 The impact of the global financial crisis on Islamic banking , pp 275-305 Downloads
Faisal Alqahtani and David Mayes
Ch 12 Country governance and the performance of Islamic and conventional banks: international evidence , pp 306-331 Downloads
Fadzlan Sufian, M. Kabir Hassan, Fakarudin Kamarudin and Annuar Md Nassir
Ch 13 How institutions shape the gap in efficiency between Islamic and conventional banks , pp 332-342 Downloads
Laurent Weill
Ch 14 Differences between Islamic and conventional finance in Malaysia , pp 343-354 Downloads
Olga Krasicka and Sylwia Nowak
Ch 15 On the co- existence of conventional and Islamic banks: do these banks differ in business structure? , pp 355-374 Downloads
Sajjad Zaheer and Moazzam Farooq
Ch 16 Macroeconomic shocks and Islamic bank behavior in Turkey , pp 375-394 Downloads
Ahmet Aysan, Mustafa Disli, Adam Ng and Huseyin Ozturk
Ch 17 Explaining intermediation costs of Islamic banks in OIC countries , pp 395-410 Downloads
Nurhafiza Abdul Kader Malim, Mansor Ibrahim and Mohamed Shah
Ch 18 Liquidity risk management in emerging and Islamic markets in post- financial crisis in the Gulf Cooperation Council , pp 411-433 Downloads
Mazin A.M. Al Janabi
Ch 19 How efficient are the commercial, investment and Islamic bank managers in Jordan? , pp 434-462 Downloads
İhsan Işık, Mohammed Omran and M. Kabir Hassan
Ch 20 Does Islamic investment accrue hedging benefits? , pp 465-484 Downloads
Dawood Ashraf and Mohsin Khawaja
Ch 21 Volatility forecasting, value- at- risk and expected shortfall estimations under the Basel II Accord in GCC shariah stocks , pp 485-508 Downloads
Chaker Aloui, M. Kabir Hassan and Hela Ben Hamida
Ch 22 Do stock returns react to an Islamic label? , pp 509-532 Downloads
Raphie Hayat and Celia de Anca
Ch 23 Taking a leap of faith: are investors left short changed? , pp 533-558 Downloads
Yunieta A. Nainggolan, Janice C.Y. How and Peter Verhoeven
Ch 24 Quantitative studies of Islamic and conventional assets , pp 559-578 Downloads
Shumi Akhtar and Maria Jahromi
Ch 25 Profit- sharing ratio as a screening device in venture capital , pp 579-601 Downloads
Meryem Mehri, Kaouther Jouaber- Snoussi and M. Kabir Hassan
Ch 26 On the dependency structure of Islamic assets , pp 602-623 Downloads
Mahmoud Bekri, M. Kabir Hassan and Nafis Alam
Ch 27 Malaysian investors’ perspectives on the integration and co- movement of Islamic stock markets in developed and developing countries , pp 624-656 Downloads
Marjan Naseri, Syed Othman Alhabshi and Abul Masih
Ch 28 A wavelet approach to timescale relationships among the Islamic and conventional stock markets and LIBOR , pp 657-684 Downloads
AbdelKader EL Alaoui, Ginanjar Dewandaru, Obiyathulla Bacha and Abul Masih
Ch 29 Testing the financial distress prediction model for sukuk- issuing companies in Malaysia , pp 687-705 Downloads
Roslina Mohamad Shafi, Sharifah Raihan Syed Mohd Zain, Mohamed Shah and Ahamed Kameel Mydin Meera

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