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Featured Resource: Country-Specific Case Studies

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

As Featured in the Islamic Finance Resources Blog

This is an overview of various papers on country-specific case studies, spanning a wide variety of Islamic finance themes. Featured below are some of the most pertinent texts as they relate to each country:

The Contribution Of Islamic Microfinance Institution In Increasing Social Welfare In Indonesia
H. Nur Kholis, S.Ag, M.Sh.Ec
Head of Islamic Economic Department, Islamic University of Indonesia

Islamic Banking in Bangladesh: Achievements & Challenges
Abdul Awwal Sarker
IBTRA

Islamic Finance: Growth and Prospects in Singapore
Habibullah Khan & Omar K. M. R. Bashar
U21Global

Towards Islamic Banking: A Case Study of Pilgrims Management & Fund Board, Malaysia
Khalid Rahman
Director, Institute of Policy Studies

Banking Behavior of Islamic Bank Customers in Bangladesh
Mohammad Saif Noman Khan, M. Kabir Hassan & Abdullah Ibneyy Shahid
IBTRA

Embracing Islamic investment in Australia using the Malaysian model: challenges and opportunities
Mahmood Nathie
Griffith Islamic Research Unit

Performance of Islamic Banking and Conventional Banking in Pakistan: A Comparative Study
Muhammad Shehzad Moin
University of Sk¶vde

Islamic Banking Theories, Practices and Insights for Nigeria
Toni Uhomoibhi Aburime
Deakin University

Islamic finance: a recent history with France, a longstanding history with its banks
Ghassen Bouslama, PhD.
Professor of Finance, Reims Management School

Islamic Microfinance: A Case Study of Australia
Abu Umar Faruq Ahmad, Professor A. B. Rafique Ahmad
Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance

Islamic Banking Performance in the Middle East: A Case Study of Jordan
A. S. Saleh and R. Zeitun
Faculty of Commerce - Economics, University of Wollongong

Bank Runs in Emerging-Market Countries:The Experience of Turkey’s Islamic Banks in the 2001 Crisis
Martha Starr, American University
Rasim Yilmaz, Dumlupinar University



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