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Central Banking in an Interest-Free Banking System المصارف المركزية في نظام مصرفي خال من الربا

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  • HAMID ZANGENEH

    (Associate Professor of Economics Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania)

  • AHMAD SALAM

    (Professor of Finance, Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania 19013)

Abstract

There is a vast literature on regulatory, monetary and institutional aspects of traditional banking system. This is not true for the interest-free Islamic banking framework. In this paper, the functions and tools of central banking in an Islamic framework are evaluated, and suggestions for adapting and revising the currently used tools of central banking for the Islamic central banking are made. It is shown that the current monetary policy tools of interest-based economies could be modified and used in an interest-free Islamic banking system. This paper shows that the needed technical and administrative modifications are to a large extent, minor. The existence of high speed computer technology and new accounting practices, it is argued, have increased the feasibility of a true interest-free Islamic banking. هناك أدبيات كثيرة جدا حول الجوانب التنظيمية والنقدية والمؤسسية للنظام المصرفي التقليدي ، الأمر الذي لا ينطبق على المصارف الإسلامية الخالية من الربا. ويحاول بحثنا هذا تقييم وظائف وأدوات المصارف المركزية في إطار إسلامي مع تقديم بعض الاقتراحات لتبني وتعديل هذه الأدوات لاستخدامها في المصارف المركزية الإسلامية . ويلاحظ أن أدوات السياسة النقدية المعاصرة للاقتصاد الربوي يمكن استخدامها في المصارف المركزية الإسلامية . وقد أثبتنا أن التعديلات الفنية والإدارية المطلوبة سوف تكون طفيفة إلى حد كبير . كما أكدنا على أن ظهور تقنية ( تكنولوجيا) الحاسبات السريعة والأعراف الجديدة في علم المحاسبة كل ذلك يسهل إمكانية قيام نظام مصرفي خال من الفائدة.

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  • Hamid Zangeneh & Ahmad Salam, 1993. "Central Banking in an Interest-Free Banking System المصارف المركزية في نظام مصرفي خال من الربا," Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics, King Abdulaziz University, Islamic Economics Institute., vol. 5(1), pages 25-36, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:abd:kauiea:v:5:y:1993:i:1:no:2:p:25-36
    DOI: 10.4197/islec.5-1.2
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