Salah Alhammadi

Salah Alhammadi
Arab Open University - Kuwait · School of Business

PhD

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Introduction
A multilingual academic and researcher specializing in Economics and Finance, in the area of Islamic banking and finance.
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Publications (13)
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to examine the practices of Islamic banks in managing the so-called profit sharing investment accounts (PSIA) which they offer as a Shari’ah-compliant alternative to interest-bearing deposit accounts using an unrestricted Mudarabah contract. In particular, the paper aims to examine the risk-return characteristi...
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This study investigates whether contagious infectious diseases affect stock market outcomes. As a natural experiment, we use panel data regression analysis to measure the effect of the COVID-19 virus, which is a contagious infectious disease, on the Chinese stock market. The findings indicate that both the daily growth in total confirmed cases and...
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The paper discusses the relationship between corporate governance and business ethics practices in Islamic and conventional banks using accountability framework
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Turkey experienced an extreme political event on Friday July 15 2016 in the form of an attempted coup. This paper examines the impact of this event on the components of the Banks Index of the Istanbul Stock Exchange using event study methodology. Results show that the banks' abnormal returns (ARs) were a statistically significant negative from +2 t...
Research
The Islamic Finance is missing the true Islamic economic system value by moving toward the capitalist path. The “mimicking” towards conventional banking by Islamic Banking is contradict with the original objective of Islamic Economics. Therefore, the performance analysis of Islamic Banking according to the Islamic Law (Maqasid Sharia) is important...
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The aim of the present study was first to consider the impact of COVID-19 on Kuwait’s economy. Second, it attempted to examine the role of Islamic banking and finance in achieving socioeconomic justice and attaining best practices by securing social goods. Hence, the research assessed how Islamic banking and finance can help in reconstructing the e...
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This paper explores the student learning experience using technology as an e-learning tool during the COVID-19 pandemic. This article utilized qualitative methods to examine the quality of student learning using deep and surface approaches to understand what influences student engagement with technology. Interviews were conducted with 21 students f...
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The purpose of this study is to examine the compliance of Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Sukuk with Maqasid Al-Shari'ah (objectives of Islamic law) in relation to human development and well-being. The paper provides a theoretical model explaining how Sukuk can achieve Maqasid Al-Shari'ah by assessing the role of Sukuk in the circulation , developme...
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This paper aims to investigate Islamic banking performance based on higher ethical objectives enshrined within Sharī'ah (Islamic legal rulings); namely, Maqāsid al-Sharī'ah. First, we examine the importance of both ethical and social concerns on bank performance in general. Second, we analyse the ethical and social performance of Islamic banks (IBs...
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Purpose The purpose of this paper is to show how the choice and ongoing evaluation of a firm’s business model, as a matter of strategic guidance, are key aspects of corporate governance (CG), with particular reference to risk management (RM) in Islamic banks. Design/methodology/approach This research uses a case study approach, with a single case,...
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Turkey experienced an extreme political event on Friday July 15 2016 in the form of an attempted coup. This paper examines the impact of this event on the components of the Banks Index of the Istanbul Stock Exchange using event study methodology. Results show that the banks' abnormal returns (ARs) were a statistically significant negative from +2 t...
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This study aims to explore both corporate governance (GC) and business ethics (BE) practices in Kuwaiti Islamic and conventional banks and the relationship between CG and BE, using an accountability framework. Journal of the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Studies
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This study investigates whether contagious infectious diseases affect stock market outcomes. As a natural experiment, we use panel data analysis to test the effect of the COVID-19 virus, which is a contagious infectious disease, on the Chinese stock market. The findings indicate that both the daily growth in total confirmed cases and in total cases...

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The goal is to examine the performance of Islamic Banks in light of the higher ethical objective of Shari’ah.