Category: Articles on Islamic Economics

Articles on Islamic Economics

Prohibition of Interest in the Context of Böhm-Bawerk’s Time Preference Theory of Interest

This paper discusses the theory of interest espoused by Böhm-Bawerk. The author reviews the works of some Muslim economists who think that since time preference is valid in Islam, so is time value of money. In Islamic finance literature, there is largely a consensus that time value of money is not valid, but the time value of commodity is acceptable.

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Monetarists, Monetary Policy and Morality

The monetary policy until today is conducted without paying any heed to the socioeconomic consequences. Despite the fact that central banks usually have very strong research wings and they are equipped with lots of resources, it is rare to find a study administered by central banks and relating the monetary policy to the socioeconomic indicators except for employment and growth.

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IPS, IEP Ink MoU to Bolster Research on Islamic Economics and Finance

IPS signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on December 27, 2021 with Islamic Economics Project (IEP). MoU will facilitate both organizations to collaborate in holding and promoting joint online and on-ground events, details of which will be covered and reported on the websites of both organizations as well as in Moral Reflections on Economics – a monthly online publication of IEP.

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Monetary Policy for the Real Economic Sector in Muslim Majority Countries: A Transitional Solution

The paper discusses reforms in monetary policy to reorient it towards serving the needs of real economy. It focuses on reforms that can be introduced in the transitional phase since reconceptualising the whole monetary system with a reformed outlook on nature of currency, mode of currency issue, money creation and credit creation would take much longer time and requires greater political will.

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