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Islamic economics (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Marika Vicziany

Not offered in 2003.

Synopsis: Is there an Islamic Economics? How does it differ from neo-classical and Marxist economics? Can an Islamic Economics be implemented? We analyse why and how Islamic economies have risen to global prominence. As academic experts who have worked in Islamic countries, we review the evolution of Islamic Economics and its impact on the policies of governments and corporations in the Middle East, South and South East Asia and the international organisations that deal with these economies.

Assessment: Written (4000-word research report): 40% + Tutorial presentation: 10% + Examination (3 hours): 50%

Contact Hours: Lectures and seminar: 3 hours per week

Prerequisites: Completion of four of the 4000 level units in the Master of Applied Economics

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