Smart Contracts & Islamic Finance

The rationale behind the concept of smart contracts makes enormous sense to an Islamic economist. The original goal behind the idea (Szabo, 1994) was to apply the principles of traditional …

Risk Management for Awqaf: Some Thoughts

The awqaf ecosystem displays considerable variation across countries and regions. While awqaf is originally meant to be in the voluntary sector, the current situation shows diverse roles for stakeholders in …

World Zakat Forum 2017

World Zakat Forum 2017: Strengthening the Role of Zakat as a Global Instrument to Eradicate Poverty The 5th International Conference of Zakat, which focuses on strengthening the role of zakat as …