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M. Kabir Hassan

Associate Professor, College of Business Administration, University of New Orelans, USA
M. Kabir HassanM. Kabir Hassan

M. Kabir Hassan is a financial economist with consulting, research, and teaching experience in development finance, money and capital markets, Islamic finance, corporate finance, investment, monetary economics, macroeconomics, and international trade and finance. He has provided consulting services to the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund, the Islamic Development Bank, the African Development Bank, USAID, the Government of Bangladesh, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference, and many private organizations and universities around the world. Dr Hassan received a BA in economics and mathematics from Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota, US, and a MA in economics and a PhD in finance from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, US. He is now a professor in the Department of Economics and Finance at the University of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. He has more than 100 papers published in refereed academic journals to his credit. He is editor of the Global Journal of Finance and Economics and the Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, and co-editor of the Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development. Dr Hassan has edited and published many books along with articles in refereed academic journals. A frequent traveler, Dr Hassan gives lectures and workshops in the United States and abroad, and has presented more than 150 research papers at professional conferences.

Articles by this Author

  • The Emergence and Development of Islamic Banking
    by Umar Oseni, M. Kabir Hassan
    As an alternative banking system, Islamic banking emerged in the global landscape with the advent of Islam. This form of interest-free banking has developed over a long period of time with the introduction of new products in the industry. The crystallization of interest-free banking based on Islamic legal principles has won a positive global image for Islamic banking in the modern world. The underlying philosophy in Islamic banking is to...
  • Capital Adequacy Requirements for Islamic Financial Institutions: Key Issues
    by M. Kabir Hassan, Ebid Smolo
    The Islamic financial industry (IFI) has grown tremendously in the last two to three decades. In short, Islamic finance refers to financial activities that are guided by the teachings of shariah (Islamic law), which strictly prohibits the payment and receipt of interest. Today, Islamic finance attracts both Muslim and non-Muslim market participants. The worldwide market for shariah-compliant Islamic financial products is estimated to be between...

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