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دور مؤسسة الوقف فى تحقيق الأمن الاقتصادى
[The role of the waqf institution in achieving economic security]

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  • Alasrag, Hussien

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Economic security is composed of basic social security, defined by access to basic needs infrastructure pertaining to health, education, dwelling, information, and social protection, as well as work-related security. Waqf (endowment) is one of the most important institutions in the Islamic religion. Waqf has many dimensions, religious, social, economic, cultural and humanitarian. This institution embodies the tolerance , generosity , solidarity and interdependence among people. Furthermore, the activity of the Waqf covered all aspects of social life. also provides the basic needs of the poor, such as clothing, food, shelter and provide a number of public goods and services such as education and health. Therefore this reflected directly in achieving economic security. This research aims to study the role of the institution of waqf in achieving economic security.

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  • Alasrag, Hussien, 2010. "دور مؤسسة الوقف فى تحقيق الأمن الاقتصادى
    [The role of the waqf institution in achieving economic security]
    ," MPRA Paper 22447, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:22447
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    1. Winter, Sidney G., 1984. "Schumpeterian competition in alternative technological regimes," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 5(3-4), pages 287-320.
    2. Kwasnicki, Witold & Kwasnicka, Halina, 1992. "Market, innovation, competition: An evolutionary model of industrial dynamics," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 19(3), pages 343-368, December.
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    Keywords

    Economic security ; (endowment) ; Islamic religion;

    JEL classification:

    • F52 - International Economics - - International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy - - - National Security; Economic Nationalism
    • D63 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
    • I0 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - General
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being

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