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Islamic perspectives on economic development

Tahir, Sayyid (1995) Islamic perspectives on economic development. The Pakistan Development Review, 34 (4 II). pp. 845-856. ISSN 0030-9729

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This paper offers a restatement of the Islamic position while, at the same time, staying clear of downloading "Islamic values" into the mainstream thinking. In Section 1, the existing views of conventional and Islamic economists about economic development are noted. In Section 2, the Islamic concept of economic development is re-stated with direct reference to the Qur'an and the Sunnah (sayings and practice of the Prophet SAAWS. In Section 3, the argument of the previous section is reviewed along with the critical subjects of role of government and financing of development. In Section 4, some policy implications are noted, with Section 5 providing the concluding observation

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 6691/33977
Uncontrolled Keywords: Islamic economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H96 Public policy (General), Policy sciences
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD72 Economic growth, development, planning
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences > Department of Economics
Depositing User: Prof Sayyid Tahir
Date Deposited: 07 Jan 2014 17:55
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2014 17:55
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/33977

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