Alija Avdukic

Alija Avdukic
Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education · Economics and Finance

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This chapter analyses the risk levels of sukuk portfolio compared to conventional bonds, using a sample data that is extracted from daily closing prices of Sukuk and bonds that are traded in Nasdaq Dubai’s security market. The recent data show that global interest in Sukuk instruments as an alternative source of financing has risen, due to its asse...
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This paper applies an Islamic economic perspective to a major conundrum besetting the Islamic world, namely, how to provide financial support to expanding ageing Muslim populations. The paper employs a qualitative method involving descriptive and analytical methods whereby primary and secondary data are analyzed to inductively form a formula for an...
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Islamic indices encompass different fundamental principles to those held by conventional ones, which directs attention onto comparative financial performance. This paper offers a comprehensive performance comparison between Islamic indices and conventional indices, based on four main markets: worldwide, the US, Europe and Asia–Pacific for the perio...
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This study analyzes the social performance of 40 Islamic banks from 13 countries over the period 2012-2018, aiming to investigate to what extent Islamic banks around the world meet the social goals of the Islamic moral economy. As key financial institutions that operate within the framework of the Islamic moral economy, Islamic banks are expected t...
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Research into spirituality and its impact on the work environment has been bourgeoning. In an attempt to explore the role of Islamic spirituality in the workplace, this study examines the influence of Islamic spirituality on job satisfaction and organisational commitment through work ethics. Data are obtained by an online Likert-scaled questionnair...
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This study utilises higher objectives postulated in Islamic moral economy or the maqasid al-Shari’ah theoretical framework’s novel approach in evaluating the ethical, social, environmental and financial performance of Islamic banks. Maqasid al-Shari’ah is interpreted as achieving social good as a consequence in addition to well-being and, hence, it...
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An opinion held by the majority of Muslims scholars, such as Ibn Taymiyyah, supports the contention that each thing or act has an ethical value that can be comprehended through reason. Two different methodologies are used for applying reason onto morals. One is categorical moral reasoning that attempts to locate morality within actions and duties,...
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The Ibrahimic religions in spite of their theological differences share many common grounds in their view of right and wrong within relation to persuasion of market regulations and orthology of governing the market. This research focuses on these common grounds and explores the history of economic thoughts within each religion, as they respond to t...
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There currently exists a body of discourse on finance, economics, and social governance representative of emerging and contemporary Islamic thought with an aim to create an Islamic perspective within these fields. It consists of legal rulings, recommendations, value judgments, and moral positions. Innovative Islamic discourse permeates different fa...

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