The ILN Post: Toward Applying the Islamic Human Development Index for the Betterment of Muslim Society

Author : Muhammad Ikhsan, ILN Indonesia Fellow, faculty member of Paramadina University and senior researcher at the Paramadina Public Policy Institute, Jakarta. Human civilization has entered the twenty first century with progress and set-back. Economic growth sluggish last year and projected still in negative territory for at least one year ahead due to the impact of… Continue reading The ILN Post: Toward Applying the Islamic Human Development Index for the Betterment of Muslim Society

The ILN Post: “Islamic world needs more economic freedom!”

Author: Admir Cavalic, Director of Association Multi, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This article is a pertinent reflection on why the Islamic world is in an urgent need for economic freedom. It thoroughly explains why freedom matters, gives examples of economic freedoms in Islamic countries, enumerates consequences and presents future challenges. Read the article here!

Islam and Free Markets: Can They Co-Exist?

Author: Dr. Benedikt Koehler A political chain reaction was set off in the Arab world in 2010 when Mohammed Bouazizi, a young Tunisian stall-owner, was denied a license to ply his trade and in desperation driven to suicide. That his immolation might ignite mass protests in his home country was to be expected, but not… Continue reading Islam and Free Markets: Can They Co-Exist?

Economic Freedom: The way Towards Women’s Emancipation in the MENA Region – Souad Adnane

By Souad Adnane Women’s issues have been conceptualized in the international development context in many forms and trends that have affected in a way or another local policies with this regard. Countries of the Arab world, as all the countries who signed and ratified the UN treaties related to gender and women’s issues, have been affected by this… Continue reading Economic Freedom: The way Towards Women’s Emancipation in the MENA Region – Souad Adnane

Property right index as indicator of economic freedom: data from Muslim countries – Lorenzo Montanari

By Lorenzo Montanari An overview of the property right index in Muslim countries. [dt_button link="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B00-vHkEfStiZHNSS2w2MmMxU3c/view?usp=sharing" target_blank="true" size="big" color="blue" animation="none" icon_align="left"]See the presentation slides[/dt_button]

Economic freedoms in Islamic countries – Admir Čavalić

By Admir Čavalić Economic freedoms are an important segment of total freedom of the individual. Understood as the possibility of obtaining material wealth, economic freedoms are significantly associated with the overall prosperity of society and the development of political and other freedoms essential for development of democratic systems. The paper analyzes economic freedoms in the context of Islamic countries, with… Continue reading Economic freedoms in Islamic countries – Admir Čavalić