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Prof. Dr. Salina Kassim

Professor/Dean

IIUM Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance

International Islamic University Malaysia

Islamic social finance, Islamic finance-economy nexus, Islamic financial inclusion, Women empowerment, Monetary economics

Dr Salina has a great passion in writing scholarly articles in various areas of Islamic banking and finance. She has published extensively in academic journals with nearly 200 scholarly articles in the areas of her research interests. She has also published several books mainly in the areas of Islamic finance. In recognition to her dynamic role as a subject matter expert, she has been appointed as member of the editorial boards of several reputable international and local journals. At present, she is supervising (and has supervised) nearly 80 post-graduate candidates at the PhD and Masters levels. She has also served as internal and external examiners for Masters and PhD theses in several universities, apart from being appointed as Adjunct Professor, Visiting Research Fellow and trainer atmore...

• PhD in Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia, August 2006 • Master in Economics, University of Missouri-St. Louis, USA, February 1995 • Bachelor in Economics, University of Arizona, Arizona, USA, September 1993 • University Teknologi Mara-Indiana University Preparatory Program, 1989-1991

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  1. Kassim, Salina (2020) Recent topics in Islamic economic, banking and finance. In: International Publication Assistanship for Lecturers, 15th November 2020, Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  2. Mohd Yusoff, Syarah Syahirah and Kassim, Salina (2020) Role of Islamic social finance in increasing financial literacy among women entrepreneurs: a focus on mompreneurs. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020, 24th-26th November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  3. Zulfaka, Auni and Kassim, Salina (2020) Role of Covid-19 pandemic on retirement plans among the working population in Malaysia. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020, 24th-26th November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  4. Haji Abdul Halim, Nur Haziyah and Kassim, Salina (2020) How important is literacy in enhancing cash waqf participation? Experience of Brunei Darussalam. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020, 24th-26th November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  5. Purnamasari, Ike and Kassim, Salina (2020) The role of Islamic crowd-investing for sustainable agriculture in Indonesia. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020, 24th-26th November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  6. Takidah, Erika and Kassim, Salina (2020) Shariah-compliancy of Islamic P2P lending practices: identification of issues and way forward. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020, 24th-26th November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  7. Saifurrahman, Adi and Kassim, Salina (2020) Realising the MSME Islamic financial inclusion in Indonesia: an institutional theory perspective. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020, 24th-26th November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  8. Mustafida, Rifka and Kassim, Salina (2020) Developing Islamic green stock index in Indonesia: issues and prospects. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020, 24th-26th November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  9. Hai, Abdul and Kassim, Salina and Mohtesham, Mohammed Meeran (2020) An innovative sukuk-waqf for Islamic microfinance institutions: integrating maqasid al-shariah, SDGs and waqf. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020, 24th-26th November 2020, Bogor, Indonesia. (Unpublished)
  10. Saifurrahman, Adi and Kassim, Salina (2020) Achieving financial inclusion: a comparative discourse between Islamic and conventional finance approaches. In: 2nd National Seminar on Contemporary Fiqh (NSCF 2020), 9th December 2020, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)
  11. Kassim, Salina and Satar, Norizan and Zakariyah, Habeebullah (2020) Is Malaysia in the middle-income trap? symptoms, challenges and remedies. In: 2nd National Seminar on Contemporary Fiqh (NSCF 2020), 9th December 2020, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)
  12. Julia, Taslima and Muhammad Noor, Anwar and Kassim, Salina (2020) Islamic social finance and green finance to achieve SDGS through minimizing post harvesting losses in Bangladesh. Journal of Islamic Finance, 9 (2). pp. 119-128. ISSN 2289-2109 E-ISSN 2289-2117
  13. Mohd Aziz, Nor Izzati and Kassim, Salina (2020) Does financial literacy really matter for Malaysians? a review. Advanced International Journal of Banking, Accounting and Finance (AIJBAF), 2 (2). pp. 13-20. E-ISSN 2682-8537
  14. Rani, Lina Nugraha and Kassim, Salina (2020) Comparing the intertemporal efficiency of Islamic banks in Indonesia and Malaysia. Journal of Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance (JIMF), 6 (4). pp. 861-894. ISSN 2460-6146 E-ISSN 2460-6618
  15. Mohd Aziz, Nor Izzati and Kassim, Salina (2020) The contributions of takaful industry towards economic growth, savings and investment in Malaysia. International Journal of Advanced Research in Economics and Finance (IJAREF), 2 (3). pp. 31-38. E-ISSN 2682-812X
  16. Muhamad Ali, Khalifah and Kassim, Salina (2020) Waqf forest: how waqf can play a role in forest preservation and SDGs achievement? Etikonomi: Jurnal Ekonomi, 19 (2 (Forthcoming issue)). pp. 1-18. ISSN 1412-8969 E-ISSN 2461-0771
  17. Satar, Norizan and Kassim, Salina (2020) Issues and challenges in financing the poor: lessons learned from Islamic microfinance institutions. European Journal of Islamic Finance, 15. pp. 1-8. ISSN 2421-2172
  18. Cahyono, Eko Fajar and Rani, Lina Nugraha and Kassim, Salina (2020) Perceptions of the 7p marketing mix of Islamic banks in Indonesia: what do twitter users say about it? International Journal of Innovation, Creativity and Change, 11 (11). pp. 300-319. ISSN 2201-1315 E-ISSN 2201-1323
  19. Nik Azman, Nik Hadiyan and Md Zabri, Mohd Zaidi and Kassim, Salina and Abdul Kader Malem, Nurhafiza (2020) Unleashing the ar-Rahnu as a micro-financing instrument for micro-entrepreneurs in Malaysia. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences, 10 (6). pp. 183-196. ISSN 2222-6990
  20. Ajouz, Mousa and Abdullah, Adam and Kassim, Salina (2020) Shari'ah oriented precious metal backed cryptocurrency: from Shari’ah advisors’ and financial experts’ perceptions. The Singapore Economic Review. ISSN 1793-6837 (In Press)

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10The role of bank lending in the monetary transmission process of a developing economy: the Malaysian evidence1448
11Potential diversification benefits across global Islamic equity markets1447
12Output-price dynamics in the asean-5 countries: evidence from the pre- and post-1997 financial turmoil1367
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22Understanding investors' behavior from the variation of sukuk spreads1144
23Do microfinance interventions improve the performance of Microenterprises in Indonesia? a case study of BRI unit clients in Medan City, Indonesia1139
24Monetary policy transmission through the bank financing channel: an analysis of bank heterogeneity in the context of dual banking system in Malaysia1115
25Viability of Islamic credit card as an alternative to conventional credit card1109
26Contract agreement model for murabahah financing in Indonesia Islamic banking1106
27Banks, stock market and economic growth in developing countries: a re-assessment using panel cointegration approach 1102
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