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Islamic Perspective on Urban Economics

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Below we discuss three critical problems of urban economics in recent times, i.e. i) Urban home ownership and the role of Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs), 2) Financing public goods and infrastructure ad 3) Internalizing externalities and conserving … Continue reading

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Some Observations on User Cost of Capital

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Mainstream economics defines physical capital stock as things that are ‘produced means of production’. Examples of physical capital stock include machinery, tools, equipment, buildings, fixtures, infrastructure, installations and production plants, for instance. In a market economy, physical … Continue reading

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Islam and Environment Economics

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Economic choices influenced by animalistic instincts in an ethically neutral framework have not only resulted in huge disparity in distribution of income, wealth and standard of living, but, as we now realize, it has also resulted in … Continue reading

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