Islam and Economic Policy: An Introduction

Islam and Economic Policy: An Introduction

by Rodney Wilson


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780748683888
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Professor Rodney Wilson was the founder of the Islamic finance programme at Durham University in the United Kingdom where he continues to be an Emeritus Professor. He was a Visiting Professor at the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies in from 2009 untill 2012 and since 2013 has been an Emeritus Professor at the International Centre of Education in Islamic Finance (INCEIF), Kuala Lumpur. Professor Wilson was awarded the IDB prize in Islamic banking in 2014 in recognition of his academic work on the subject.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Ideas, themes and measures
1. Economic philosophy from a Shari'ah perspective
2. Microeconomic morality
3. Fiscal policy choices to promote social justice
4. Development policy
5. International economic engagement
6. Banking regulation, monetary policy and Islamic finance

Part 2. Country experiences
7. Islam and economic modernisation in Turkey
8. The Islamic Republic of Iran's nationalist economic model
9. The influence of the Muslim Brotherhood on Egypt's economy
10. Piety, inclusion and materialism in Saudi Arabia
11. Faith and political economy in Pakistan and Bangladesh
12. Asian versus Muslim identities in Malaysia and Indonesia


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