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Risk Management In Mudharabah And Musharakah Financing Of Islamic Banks

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  • Irawan Febianto

    () (Laboratory Management Faculty of Economics (LMFE))

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The low level participation of the Islamic banks in mudharabah and musharakah financing models has become one of the problems in the development of the industry. This arrangements are unique to Islamic banking and account for its superiority over conventional banking on grounds of ethics and efficiency, but the majority of Islamic banks have limited themselves to less risky trade-financing assets, which tend to be a shorter maturity. This paper tries to analyzes why Islamic banks are reluctant to indulge in mudharabah and musharakah financing. It introduces the theoretical model of balance sheet to compare them to the practices of Islamic banking. Then this paper analyze the reasons why Islamic banks tend to avoid such financing models. In the end it explore the risk management concept that might solve the problem.

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  • Irawan Febianto, 2010. "Risk Management In Mudharabah And Musharakah Financing Of Islamic Banks," Working Papers in Business, Management and Finance 201013, Department of Management and Business, Padjadjaran University, revised Nov 2010.
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    1. Park, Sangkyun, 1997. "Risk-taking behavior of banks under regulation," Journal of Banking & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 21(4), pages 491-507, April.
    2. Khan, Tariqullah & Ahmed, Habib, 2001. "Risk Management: An Analysis of Issues in Islamic Financial Industry (Occasional Papers)," Occasional Papers 91, The Islamic Research and Teaching Institute (IRTI).
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    Keywords

    Islamic banks; profit and loss sharing arrangements; risk management;

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    • G0 - Financial Economics - - General

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