June 2, 2019

Episode 017 - Ali Salman, Part 4 - On current Islamic economics

This is the fourth episode of a four-part discussion that relates to Ali Salman’s book, "Islam & Economics: A Primer on Markets, Morals and Justice". In this part, we discuss about Ali's thoughts on the current standings of Islamic economics.

Ali Salman is an economist by training, and CEO of Islam and Liberty Network. He is the founder of Policy Research Institute of Market Economy (PRIME) in Pakistan. He is currently based in Malaysia, where he heads a leading think tank, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS).

How did Islamic economics emerge?
What are the differences between classical and modern economic thoughts in Islamic perspective?
What drive these differences?
Is Islamic economics plan-based or market based? Do they matter?
Danger of creating more inequality with capitalist based ideas.
Economic Man and Islamic Man
Thoughts on current Islamic economics
What Islamic economics are doing right
Islamic economics on top of conventional economics
Islamic economics as a new definition
Restructuring the idea of an Islamic state
Size of the government by Islamic economic framework
Is Islamic economics here to stay?
Closing remarks

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