• Islamic finance: a vehicle for economic development 

    Mavrakis, Nadia (2009-05)
    Islamic finance is based on adherence to Shariah, or Islamic law, by prohibiting paying or charging usury or interest. This paper discusses the theological background for the differences between Islamic banking and ...
  • The political impact of Islamic banking in Jordan 

    Malley, Mohammed Mathew (2011-08)
    This dissertation examines Islamic banking in Jordan. It is argued that institutions perceived as culturally authentic may play important political roles in a post-colonial society. Islamic banking in particular can both ...