Introduction to Islamic Banking and Finance
Hassan • Kayed • Oseni
Covering essential elements of Islamic Banking and Finance, as well as the latest views on topical debates surrounding the discipline, this new text is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand this increasingly important sector of the finance industry. Written by Islamic scholars in the Arab world, this text gives new and pertinent insights into Islamic Banking and Finance, and its global impact.
Publishing: June 2013
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Dr. M. Kabir Hassan is a financial economist with consulting, research, and teaching experience in development finance, money and capital markets, Islamic finance, corporate finance, investments, monetary economics, macroeconomics, and international trade and finance. He has provided consulting services to the World Bank (WB), International Monetary Fund (IMF), Islamic Development Bank (IDB), African Development Bank (AfDB), USAID, Government of Bangladesh, Organization of Islamic Conferences (OIC), Federal Reserve Bank, USA, and many corporations, private organizations, and universities around the world. Dr. Hassan received his BA in Economics and Mathematics from Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota, USA, and MA in Economics and PhD in Finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA, respectively. He is now a tenured Full Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Dr. Rasem N Kayed is currently the Head of Business Administration and Marketing Departments and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Administrative and Financial Sciences at the Arab American University-Jenin (AAUJ) in Palestine. Prior to his appointment at the AAUJ, he was a lecturer in international business at the College of Business at Massey University, New Zealand, and an adjunct senior lecturer at the New Zealand School of Export. Dr. Kayed received both his undergraduate degrees as well as his MBA degree from Jacksonville State University, USA, and his PhD in Development Studies from Massey University.
Umar Oseni is currently an Assistant Professor at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah (Faculty) of Laws, International Islamic University Malaysia. Prior to this, he was a visiting fellow at the Islamic Legal Studies Program of Harvard Law School, USA. He received his LLB (Hons) in Common and Islamic Law from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria; Master of Comparative Laws (with Distinction), and PhD from the International Islamic University Malaysia. His doctoral research was on the legal framework for alternative dispute resolution in courts with Sharī‘ah jurisdiction in Nigeria, Malaysia, and Singapore, where he proposed a new framework for dispute resolution in the Islamic finance industry.