Tag Archives: Social Economics

Distinction and Compatibility between Islamic and Mainstream Framework

Salman Ahmed Shaikh This article highlights the points of distinction and compatibility between the Islamic and mainstream economics framework. The distinction comes in the decision horizon and the addition of moral filters on the choice set. The difference also appears … Continue reading

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Leveraging on Private Philanthropy in Pakistan for Establishing Waqf

Salman Ahmed Shaikh Importance of Social Finance in Pakistan The United Nations Development Programme in 2016 revealed that multi-dimensional poverty in Pakistan stands at 38.8%. Poor people usually depend on their incomes for consumption expenditure given the lack of other … Continue reading

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Economics and Pro-Social Behaviour

Salman Ahmed Shaikh A great number of empirical studies now challenge the position of conceptualising human behaviour only in the framework of a rational, utility-maximizing homo-economicus. Yet, this framework is used for the purpose of simplicity and tractability in situations … Continue reading

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