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1.6 How Islamic Finance works

season 1 Oct 26, 2020

In this episode, we introduce the basic principles of Islamic banking and finance. Learn some of the difference between conventional and Islamic banking.

Globally, there is a demand for a fair and just banking system that the Islamic banking and finance industry provides.

As this demand continues to rise, so does the awareness of the timeless principles and values of Islamic finance. Built upon the foundation of Islamic law, which prohibits usurious and speculative activities, the Islamic finance industry prides itself on engaging in business and financial dealings in an ethical manner. The sentiment of this industry is not one of greed, but one of mutual cooperation and partnership through a fair and equitable financial system. The Islamic finance industry has achieved such growth that it is now an astounding 2 trillion-dollar global industry. Not only is this the fastest-growing segment of the financial industry, but it is socially responsible and sustainable as well.

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1.5 Zero Sum Capitalism

season 1 Oct 19, 2020

In this episode, we examine financial incentives that are moving capitalism away from real economic activities and toward zero-sum (win/lose) profit modes that may have a detrimental impact on societies.

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Hosted by Almir Colan

Youtube direct link: https://youtu.be/l5QyURbbgiI

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1.4 Economic incentives: The Xiaogang village story

season 1 Oct 12, 2020

People realise their dreams and economic prosperity by participating in system with rules and incentives that reward initiative and taking risk.

In this episode, we examine incentives that drive economic prosperity and reward initiative and risk-taking.

Specifically, we look at the principles that Xiaogang village adapted in 1978 and how it led to China's modern economy that reportedly lifted 500 million people out of poverty.

 

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1.3 The 3 Pillars of Islamic Economy - The Shepherds model

season 1 Oct 04, 2020

In this episode, we talk about a new model for Islamic economy: The Shepherds model.

The first domain of wholesome Islamic economy is the capacity to take care of the weak. This primary indicator shows the moral leadership and wellbeing of society via its capacity to take care of those who are in need. This function is built on virtues like empathy and compassion where Islam legislates several mechanisms such as zakat, sadaqh, waqf and similar methods to discharge this obligation.

Second, are regulatory measures that ensure that the economic system remains Shariah-compliant and not engages in activities that have a detrimental impact on society. This aspect of the economy ensures that ethical rules are respected and human effort is concentrated on activities that are approved by Islam. At the same time, it defines areas of commercial activities that are prohibited such as Riba (interest), Gharar (excessive risk) and similar.

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1.2 Actions are by Intentions

season 1 Sep 27, 2020

In this episode, we examine intentions that drive our actions - from gaining financial knowledge to how we act upon it. 

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1.1 Introduction

season 1 Sep 20, 2020

In this episode, we examine ideas that impact our economy and financial system on the basis of justice, values and ethical principles.

In this episode we mentioned AAOIFI: Code of Ethics for Islamic Finance Professionals. You can view full code at AAOIFI's website here.

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Update about Islamic Finance Podcast

update Sep 13, 2020

We are pleased to announce we are starting a new season of Islamic Finance Podcast.
 
From now on Islamic Finance Podcast will be organised in season in order to be more like a structured course on different topics.
 
For that purpose, we have created new branding and social media channels so you can follow more easily. All episodes will be in high-quality audio. 
 
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