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Introduction

  • Muhamed ZulkhibriEmail author
  • Turkhan Ali Abdul Manap
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Abstract

The framework under which macroeconomic policies can be formulated to create a stable economic environment is yet to be addressed. Meanwhile, many important and tenacious questions regarding the relationship between Islamic finance, risk-sharing and macroeconomic stability remain unanswered. The current Islamic economic framework is incapable of providing shared prosperity and economic equity to the society. This chapter provides an overview of the book regarding the issues of risk-sharing, Islamic finance and the foundation of Islamic macroeconomics. This chapter also highlights the empirical contribution of Islamic economics and finance towards a better understanding of economic development and macroeconomic stability. It also discusses the issues and challenges in practice, specifically in terms of their effect on growth, economic stability and economic shocks. This chapter provides a general conclusion that Islamic economics should go beyond the existing paradigm and create their own concepts and models whenever it is necessary to bring the field to the next level.

Keywords

Risk-sharing Macroeconomic Financial stability Islamic economics 

JEL Classification

G32 G34 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Islamic Research and Training InstituteIslamic Development BankJeddahSaudi Arabia

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