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A Primer on Islamic Finance: Definitions, Sources, Principles and Methods


  • Andrew C. Worthington
  • Alsadek H. Gait


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  • Andrew C. Worthington & Alsadek H. Gait, 2009. "A Primer on Islamic Finance: Definitions, Sources, Principles and Methods," Discussion Papers in Finance finance:200909, Griffith University, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:gri:fpaper:finance:200909

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    1. Ahmed, Habib, 2004. "Role of Zakah and Awqaf in poverty Alleviation (Occasional Paper)," Occasional Papers 8, The Islamic Research and Teaching Institute (IRTI).
    2. Iqbal, Munawar & Al Jarhi, Mabid Ali, 2001. "Islamic Banking: Answers to Some Frequently Asked Questions (Occasional paper)," Occasional Papers 92, The Islamic Research and Teaching Institute (IRTI).
    3. Choudhry, Nurun N. & Mirakhor, Abbas, 1997. "Indirect Instruments Of Monetary Control In An Islamic Financial System," Islamic Economic Studies, The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), vol. 4, pages 28-65.
    4. Ramin Cooper Maysami & John Joseph Williams, 2006. "Evidence on the relationship between Takaful insurance and fundamental perception of Islamic principles," Applied Financial Economics Letters, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 2(4), pages 229-232, July.
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    1. Andrew C. Worthington & Alsadek H. Gait, 2009. "Libyan Business Firm Attitudes towards Islamic Methods in Finance," Discussion Papers in Finance finance:200910, Griffith University, Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics.

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    Islamic finance; Islamic banking; Cultural finance;

    JEL classification:

    • P40 - Economic Systems - - Other Economic Systems - - - General
    • Z19 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics - - - Other
    • G20 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - General
    • N25 - Economic History - - Financial Markets and Institutions - - - Asia including Middle East


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