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Middle East: Business & Economics: Banking & Finance
Find books, articles, and online resources about business and economics in the Middle East.
In many parts of the world today, neoliberal development programs are offering ordinary people the tools of free enterprise as the means to well-being and empowerment. Schemes to transform the poor into small-scale entrepreneurs promise them the benefits of the market and access to the rewards of globalization.
Islamic Finance relies on real economic transactions, such as investment based on profit sharing, and aims to incorporate Islamic principles, such as social justice, to create investment products and financial markets which are both ethical and sustainable.
Clement M. Henry explores the relationships between market power and political power in five Muslim countries burdened by heavy external debts. Henry examines the impact of financial reform and shows how authoritarian regimes have responded, looking especially at the lost opportunities for democratization in Algeria, Egypt, and Tunisia and the more promising efforts in Morocco and Turkey.
This book examines the political and institutional processes that have strengthened the Israeli central bank. Using Israel as a case study to identify patterns around the world, the authors examine the strengthening of central banks as a key dimension of the institutionalisation.
This book is the first to address different Islamic banking issues from both the researchers and practitioners' perspective across the world, reviewing their past experiences of Islamic banks, to provide an objective assessment of their success and failure, and to discuss the contemporary issues and challenges confronting them.
This text looks at the application of Sharia law to the world of banking and finance. It provides you with an understanding behind the instruments and the rapidly developing Islamic financial markets. It includes in-depth analysis of the financial instruments within the Sharia framework and how they are applied in various sectors including insurance, investment and capital markets.
In Gulf Capital and Islamic Finance, Aamir A. Rehman sheds welcome light on the hows and whys of trillions of dollars of Gulf capital. In addition to incisive analysis of these dynamic, often unfamiliar markets, Rehman examines this sector's growth potential and investment opportunities.