Author Archives: Salman Ahmed Shaikh

About Salman Ahmed Shaikh

PhD Economics, National University of Malaysia. Assistant Professor of Economics and Finance. Author, Researcher, Teacher and Consultant. He can be contacted at: salman@siswa.ukm.edu.my

Book: Origin of Corona Virus and Origin of Everything

Corona Virus has affected millions of people and killed hundreds and thousands of people already in more than 200 countries and territories of the world. Almost all routines of life have been affected. Our tremendous journey in scientific, technological, industrial … Continue reading

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Islamic Banking and Conventional Banking During COVID-19 Crisis

Salman Ahmed Shaikh In many countries, there is a situation of lockdown for quite some time. It is uncertain how much time will it take to get back business as usual and life as normal. Businesses are struggling with the … Continue reading

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Origin of Corona Virus and Origin of Everything

Salman Ahmed Shaikh A person is asked to review a novel authored by some other person. The reviewer knows that he himself has not authored the novel. He reads most of the pages of the novel meticulously. He goes through … Continue reading

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Corona Virus Pandemic and Religion

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Some scientists create an unnecessary tussle between religion and science in society. Reading about science, contributing to science and using scientific knowledge and technologies does not contradict with religion nor does religion stop from such endeavours. Religion … Continue reading

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Questions in Islamic Economics: Connecting Spiritual Growth to Economic Theory

Saif Ali I recently read a status update on LinkedIn by a disappointed man who found himself in a shared taxi with two professional managers. He heard one of them complain to the other about the loss of productivity due … Continue reading

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Corona Virus and Free Market Economics

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Corona Virus can transmit from one person to another person. To avoid exponential growth in the spread of Corona Virus cases, social distancing is suggested. Father of Monetarist School of Economics, Milton Friedman said that one thing … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Outbreak and Effects of Corona Virus

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Corona Virus has now hit every country. More than 2 million people got infected and 140,000 people have died in just few weeks and experts think that the damage is still far from over. As expected, the … Continue reading

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Issues in the Implementation of Ushr in Pakistan

Syed Hassaan Ali Ushr is the financial obligation levied at the rate of 10% on agricultural output in Islam. There are several hurdles and issues which are hampering its successful implementation in Pakistan. This article attempts to discuss those issues … Continue reading

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Significance of Recycling for Environmental Sustainability

Dr. Dalia Shebl Said Associate Professor in Architecture & Urban Department,  Faculty of Engineering – Kafr Elshiekh University The recycling process has become a core and essential element of sustainable development. Nonetheless, economic analysis of recycling relegates environmental concerns to … Continue reading

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Islamic View on Scarcity of Resources

Maher Kababji Socialists claim that economic problems arise from the extraction of surplus value by the Capitalists in the production process. On the other hand, Capitalists urge that scarcity of resources is the basic economic problem which restricts output growth … Continue reading

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