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  • Authors: Mirzet Seho; Mansor H. Ibrahim; Abbas Mirakhor (2021)

  • This paper investigates the effects of sectoral diversification of loans and financing on the risk and the returns of banks in dual-banking systems. We employ the system GMM estimator on a unique panel data of 46 Islamic and 60 conventional banks from six countries over the period 2000-2015. Our findings reveal that sectoral diversification of loans and financing reduces the returns and increases the risk of both Islamic and conventional banks; the impact of sectoral diversification on returns varies across risk levels, with negative effects at low- and no effect at moderate- and high-risk levels; the difference between the impacts on Islamic and conventional banks across risk levels ...

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  • Authors: Fatima Muhammad Abdulkarim (2016)

  • Throughout the world, the income gap between the rich and the poor has continued to widen. It has been reported that income inequality is spiraling out of control and this is a dangerous trend that pose significant threat to the global sustainability. Several factors have contributed to this widening income gap, among which is financialization of the economy (much faster growth of the financial sector than in the real sector of the economy through rapid growth of debt and large increases in financial sector profits). The aim of the study is to examine the prevalence of income inequality in Organization for Islamic Countries, (OIC) countries and examine how it differs from Organization...

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  • Authors: Fatima Muhammad Abdulkarim; Abbas Mirakhor; Baharom Abdul Hamid (2019)

  • Income inequality is a serious problem confronting not only the developed world but also developing countries. Recently, financialization has been one of the culprits identified in literature as one of the cause of income inequality. This book offers the only detailed presentation of the how financialization aided the spread of income inequality in Organization of Islamic Cooperation, OIC countries. Finance has taking a center stage in the affairs of most developing economies, surpassing the real sector of the economy. The result is the creation of an indebted society in which people are comfortable with financing their financial needs through credit. This creates a debt laden society...

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  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Ginanjar Dewandaru; Adam Ng Boon Ka; Abbas Mirakhor (2017)

  • This article discusses one of the myths and the new realities of risk sharing. The myth is that risk sharing contracts are costly and demand more information than debt based contracts. The reality is that risk sharing contracts are incentive-compatible contract because there is an incentive structure in place to elicit truth-telling, trust, cooperation, hard work, and efficiency in resource management; factors that could not be written into contracts and enforced. Hence, the contracts attenuate coordination problem and improve the efficiency of outcomes.

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  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Abbas Mirakhor (2016)

  • In her book, Payback, 2008, Margaret Atwood claimed: "In Heaven, there are no debts, all have been paid, one way or another; but in Hell there's nothing but debts, and a great deal of payment is exacted, though you can't ever get all paid up. You have to pay, and pay, and keep on paying. So Hell is like an infernal maxed-out credit card that multiplies the charges endlessly." Publication of this book coincided with the Crisis of 2007/2008. Since then, there has been a proliferation of books on the subject of debt, beginning with a book by Reinhart and Rogoff, This Time Is Different. In the book, the authors argued that "though labeled as banking or currency, or even balance of payment...

Browsing by Author Abbas Mirakhor

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  • Does_sectoral_diversification_of_loans_financing_improve_bank_returns_Mansor et al.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Mirzet Seho; Mansor H. Ibrahim; Abbas Mirakhor (2021)

  • This paper investigates the effects of sectoral diversification of loans and financing on the risk and the returns of banks in dual-banking systems. We employ the system GMM estimator on a unique panel data of 46 Islamic and 60 conventional banks from six countries over the period 2000-2015. Our findings reveal that sectoral diversification of loans and financing reduces the returns and increases the risk of both Islamic and conventional banks; the impact of sectoral diversification on returns varies across risk levels, with negative effects at low- and no effect at moderate- and high-risk levels; the difference between the impacts on Islamic and conventional banks across risk levels ...

  • PhD_financialization_economy_income_inequality_Fatima_Muhammad.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Fatima Muhammad Abdulkarim (2016)

  • Throughout the world, the income gap between the rich and the poor has continued to widen. It has been reported that income inequality is spiraling out of control and this is a dangerous trend that pose significant threat to the global sustainability. Several factors have contributed to this widening income gap, among which is financialization of the economy (much faster growth of the financial sector than in the real sector of the economy through rapid growth of debt and large increases in financial sector profits). The aim of the study is to examine the prevalence of income inequality in Organization for Islamic Countries, (OIC) countries and examine how it differs from Organization...

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  • Book


  • Authors: Fatima Muhammad Abdulkarim; Abbas Mirakhor; Baharom Abdul Hamid (2019)

  • Income inequality is a serious problem confronting not only the developed world but also developing countries. Recently, financialization has been one of the culprits identified in literature as one of the cause of income inequality. This book offers the only detailed presentation of the how financialization aided the spread of income inequality in Organization of Islamic Cooperation, OIC countries. Finance has taking a center stage in the affairs of most developing economies, surpassing the real sector of the economy. The result is the creation of an indebted society in which people are comfortable with financing their financial needs through credit. This creates a debt laden society...

  • item.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Ginanjar Dewandaru; Adam Ng Boon Ka; Abbas Mirakhor (2017)

  • This article discusses one of the myths and the new realities of risk sharing. The myth is that risk sharing contracts are costly and demand more information than debt based contracts. The reality is that risk sharing contracts are incentive-compatible contract because there is an incentive structure in place to elicit truth-telling, trust, cooperation, hard work, and efficiency in resource management; factors that could not be written into contracts and enforced. Hence, the contracts attenuate coordination problem and improve the efficiency of outcomes.

  • IF_Hub_Issue_1_Risk_sharing_in_age_of_crises_Abbas.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Abbas Mirakhor (2016)

  • In her book, Payback, 2008, Margaret Atwood claimed: "In Heaven, there are no debts, all have been paid, one way or another; but in Hell there's nothing but debts, and a great deal of payment is exacted, though you can't ever get all paid up. You have to pay, and pay, and keep on paying. So Hell is like an infernal maxed-out credit card that multiplies the charges endlessly." Publication of this book coincided with the Crisis of 2007/2008. Since then, there has been a proliferation of books on the subject of debt, beginning with a book by Reinhart and Rogoff, This Time Is Different. In the book, the authors argued that "though labeled as banking or currency, or even balance of payment...