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Fulfilmen of Basic Needs: Concept, Measurement and Muslim Countries’ Performance


  • Hasan, Zubair


This paper adopts a relative approach to the fulfillment of basic needs. It constructs a basic needs gap index (BNGI)to measure the performance of selected Muslim countries at three points of time 1987, 1991, and 1994

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  • Hasan, Zubair, 1997. "Fulfilmen of Basic Needs: Concept, Measurement and Muslim Countries’ Performance," MPRA Paper 3123, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:3123

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    Cited by:

    1. Anto, Mb Hendrie, 2011. "Introducing an Islamic Human Development Index (I-HDI) to Measure Development in OIC Countries," Islamic Economic Studies, The Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), vol. 19, pages 69-95.
    2. Hasan, Zubair, 2010. ""Islamic house financing:current models and a proposal from social perspective," MPRA Paper 31638, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 02 Apr 2011.
    3. Aan JAELANI, 2016. "Zakah Management for Poverty Alleviation in Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam," Turkish Economic Review, KSP Journals, vol. 3(3), pages 495-512, September.
    4. Jaelani, Aan, 2015. "Manajemen Zakat di Indonesia dan Brunei Darussalam
      [Zakah Management in Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam]
      ," MPRA Paper 71561, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 10 Sep 2015.

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    Basic needs; absolute and relative concepts; measurement; Basic needs gap index;

    JEL classification:

    • D12 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Empirical Analysis
    • D11 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Consumer Economics: Theory


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