Center for Muslim-Jewish Engagement

A Partnership between the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion,
Omar Ibn Al Khattab Foundation, & USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture


Economics and Islam
  • Islamic Economic Thought While historians have assumed a "great gap" in economic development between the Greeks and medieval Latin scholars, new research reveals the contributions of Muslim economists
  • Economic Theory of Ibn Khaldun Ibn Khaldun (d. 1406/808) was a Tunisian born Muslim thinker who wrote on the rise and fall of nations emphasizing economic policy
  • Ibn Khaldun on Taxes This article shares excerpts from Ibn Khaldun's Muqqadima on the causes which increase or reduce the revenues of empire
  • Islamic Banking and Finance: A series of three lectures delivered at UCLA in a Fall 2001 seminar for the business community, University of California, Los Angeles: International Institute and Center for Near Eastern Studies

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