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  • Authors: Baharumshah, Ahmad Zubaidi; Chan, Tze Haw; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur; Lau, Evan (2011)

  • In this article, we investigate the financial linkages between the East Asian economies with Japan and the United States. We test for long-run Real Interest-rate Parity (RIP) using an array of panel-data techniques, including recent techniques developed by Breuer et al. (2002) and Carrion-i-Silvestre et al. (2005). This study offers two important results: first, the failure to account for structural breaks in the industrialized countries and Asian emerging economies is likely to provide evidence of nonstationary series that are stationary. Second, we found strong evidence that the parity condition holds in all the Asian countries. The failure of earlier studies to confirm mean reversi...

  • Financial_intermediation_costs_in_a_dual_banking_system_the_role_of_Islamic_banking_Mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Siong, Hook Law (2019)

  • This paper empirically analyses the role of Islamic banking in financial intermediation costs as measured by net interest margins for a leading dual banking country, Malaysia. Controlling for theoretically motivated determinants of the margins, the paper compares the interest/financing margins of conventional and Islamic banks and examines the impacts of Islamic banking presence on bank margins. The analysis provides evidence of the higher margins of Islamic banks compared to those of conventional banks. Further, the difference in bank margins between the two types of banks can be attributed to differences in market power, operating costs, and diversification. Finally, Islamic banking...

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  • PhD


  • Authors: Abdul Kader Malim, Nurhafiza (2015)

  • This study empirically investigates the financial intermediation costs represented by net financing margins in the Islamic banking sector in OIC countries for 2005-2011 period utilizing Generalized Method of Moments (GMM). We focus on the role of bank-specific, macroeconomic, market-specific and institutional-governance factors on the Islamic banks' margins. For comparative analysis, we assess the difference in margins and analyse whether the factors that affect margins in conventional banks affect Islamic bank differently by constructing an unmatched and matched sample ...

  • PhD_Financial_market_integration_and_its_risk_sharing_implication_Nurrul_Iiyana.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Mahmud, Nurrul Iiyana (2017)

  • This study empirically investigates the financial integration threshold effects and risk sharing implication for Islamic countries from 1980 - 2011. The study utilizes threshold effect technique for the non-dynamic panel introduced by Hansen (1999). We focus on the four different types of financial market integration measures, which are (i) full financial market (ii) equities (iii) capital market and (iv) governance. We found that there is single threshold effect for equities and governance and a double threshold effect for full financial market integration and capital market ...

  • financial_market_risk_gold_investment_emerging_market_case_malaysia_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2012)

  • The purpose of this paper is to examine the relation between gold return and stock market return and whether its relation changes in times of consecutive negative market returns for an emerging market, Malaysia. The paper applies the autoregressive distributed model to link gold returns to stock returns with TGARCH/EGARCH error specification using daily data from August 1, 2001 to March 31, 2010, a total of 2,261 observations. A significant positive but low correlation is found between gold and once‐lagged stock returns. Moreover, consecutive negative market returns do not seem to intensify the co‐movement between the gold and stock markets as normally documented among national stock ...

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  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Baaquie, Belal E. (2013)

  • Financial instruments have a random evolution and can be described by a stochastic process. It is shown that another approach for modeling financial instruments considered as a (classical) random system is by employing the mathematics that results from the formalism of quantum mechanics. Financial instruments are described by the elements of a linear vector state space and its evolution is determined by a Hamiltonian operator. It is further shown that interest rates can be described by a random function which is mathematically equivalent to a two dimensional Euclidean quantum field.

  • IFHubEd6_financial_performance_general_takaful_companies_mazhar.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Mazhar Hallak Kantakji (2017)

  • Since its inception in 1979, the takaful industry has rapidly grown particularly in Muslim regions, namely the Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia. Presently, its double-digit growth rate continues though at a decremental rate. Quite the reverse, other components of the Islamic financial system (i.e. Islamic banking and Islamic capital market) maintain an incremental growth trend. In terms of Islamic financial assets, Islamic banking comes first in terms of both size and growth whilst takaful lags behind. Theoretically, within this system, general takaful products are complementary to the Islamic banking debt-based financing products that constitute the major share of Islami...

  • PhD_Financial_performance_profitability_and_wakalah_fees_of_general_takaful_companies_Mazhar_Hallak.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Kantakji, Mazhar Hallak (2017)

  • This study identifies the internal and external factors affecting the investment performance, profitability and wakalah fees of general takaful companies operating in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, UAE, Qatar and Pakistan using an unbalanced panel data set of consisting of 53 companies. Two investment performance measures, namely net investment income and investment yield, are utilized to capture different aspects of the takaful investment operations. Profitability is measured by the profit before tax of takaful companies ...

  • financial_ratios_discriminant_analysis_prediction_corporate_distress_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abd Jalil, Hasbullah (2009)

  • This study develops a failure prediction model for Singaporean companies. The results show good performance with a highly correct categorization factuality rate of more than 80 percent. Two ratios were determined significant out of 64 financial ratios utilized in this analysis to discriminate among failed and non-failed companies. The significant variables are Cash flow to Sales (V02) and Days Sales in Receivable (V31).

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  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Amnisuhailah Abarahan (2016)

  • The rights of individuals are very much important in societal living, as it is with these rights that an individual man has the authority or capacity to carry out actions within the jurisdiction already specified to him by Shariah. It is within this specific boundary of rights that a man is confined to what is rightfully to be appropriate in action, which in the meantime will not cause him to harm another individual. This means that once he transgresses his specified rights, he is therefore subject to the law by any means necessary. Financial rights, among others is another right that is important to an individual, partner, neighbour as well as to others where the situations deemed su...

  • financial_risk_exposures_airlines_industry_evidence_Cathay_Pacific_Airways_China_Airlines_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Yashoda, Yasmin; Abdul Hamid, Baharom; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah (2016)

  • This study explores the long run and dynamic relationships between the stock price of Cathay Pacific Airways and China Airlines against key determinants of financial risks exposure confronting the airline industry, which include interest-rate, exchange rate and fuel price risk exposures for the period of January 1996 to December 2011. The (Johansen & Juselius, 1990) cointegration technique was employed to detect any long time trending relationship followed Vector Error Correction Model (VECM) and Vector Auto-Regression (VAR). The generalised forecast error variance decomposition and the generalised impulse response function were employed to comprehend the effects of theses financial r...

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  • 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
  • PhD


  • Authors: Akin, Tarik (2017)

  • Wealth inequality has been a core field of research in economics in the post-Global Financial Crisis era since it is an important driver of economic/financial crises and inhibits long-term growth. Compelling evidence indicates that wealth inequality has been increasing over and above income inequality but traditional theories of inequality lack in explaining the causes of such an increase in wealth inequality. This study shows that interest-based debt contracts may be the underlying cause of wealth inequality. The study discusses that asset-based redistribution, which targets the re-distribution of wealth through re-designation of financial contracts, has pronounced advantages over an...

  • financing_galvanizing_IDLE_waqf_properties_into_income_generating_properties_shaikh_magda.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2017)

  • The main objective of this study is to present the current successful cases in making a revolution reform of the old and idle waqf properties into income generating properties in Muslim and Muslim minority countries. These reforms include providing services to the community, opening jobs for the majority of people, funding small entrepreneurs, educating the mass, taking care of the health of the people, and sheltering the poor and needy in the different countries. Case under studies are: Turkey, Malaysia, Singapore, Sudan, Indonesia, New Zealanf, Kuwait, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

  • financing_economic_growth_stability_islamic_perspective_zubair_othman.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Shaukat, Mughees; Hasan, Zubair; Alhabshi, Syed Othman (2014)

  • Evidence has been mounting that the interest-based debt financing regime is under increasing distress. Evidence also suggests that the financial crises, whatever title they carried - exchange rate crisis or banking crisis – have been debt related crises in essence. At present, data suggest that the debt-to-GDP ratio of the richest members of the G-20 is expected to reach 120% mark by 2014. There is also evidence that out of securities worth US$ 200 trillion in the global economy, no less than three-fourth represent interest-based debt. It is difficult to see how this massive debt volume can be validated by the underlying productive capacity of the global economy. This picture becomes ...

  • financing_strategies_apparel_zulkarnain et al.jpg.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Mohd Shah, Shaharunizam; Mohd Adzmi, Reza Shermizi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Wahab, Sazali; Yaacob, Abu Sofian (2018)

  • This book was written in a case study appraoch which has been successfully proven as an effective tool in teaching and learning process, particularly at the postgraduate level. Its function is to business scenarios, and relevant issues faced by aspiring entrepreneurs. Therefore, building on real case studies developed from the apparel and clothing industry's setting and supported by the authors' own experiences, this book hopes to stimulate the interests and passions in case study writing for the further development of effective learning approaches through case studies among students, academics, and practitioners ...

  • financing_development_old_waqf_properties.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2017)

  • The slides highlight: 1) definition of waqf; 2) current scenation of waqf; 3) transforming old waqf properties into productive waqf.

  • Financing the development of old waqf properties.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Dafterdar, Hisham; Cizakca, Murat; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Sadr, Seyed Kazem; Anwar, Thamina; Obaidullah, Mohammed (2016)

  • This book presents successful case studies in Muslim and Muslim minority countries that have revolutionized the redevelopment of idle waqf properties into productive land trusts. The revival of this institution over the last two decades shows the growing optimism in galvanizing the socioeconomic role of waqf by adopting its flexible shariah measures. Innovative ways of financing redevelopment allow Muslims to extend these roles to include new beneficiaries. New uses for these properties include providing services to the community, opening jobs for the majority of people, funding small entrepreneurs, educating the masses, providing health care, and sheltering the poor and needy.

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  • item.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Baharumshah, Ahmad Zubaidi; Chan, Tze Haw; Mohammed Masih, Abul Mansur; Lau, Evan (2011)

  • In this article, we investigate the financial linkages between the East Asian economies with Japan and the United States. We test for long-run Real Interest-rate Parity (RIP) using an array of panel-data techniques, including recent techniques developed by Breuer et al. (2002) and Carrion-i-Silvestre et al. (2005). This study offers two important results: first, the failure to account for structural breaks in the industrialized countries and Asian emerging economies is likely to provide evidence of nonstationary series that are stationary. Second, we found strong evidence that the parity condition holds in all the Asian countries. The failure of earlier studies to confirm mean reversi...

  • Financial_intermediation_costs_in_a_dual_banking_system_the_role_of_Islamic_banking_Mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H.; Siong, Hook Law (2019)

  • This paper empirically analyses the role of Islamic banking in financial intermediation costs as measured by net interest margins for a leading dual banking country, Malaysia. Controlling for theoretically motivated determinants of the margins, the paper compares the interest/financing margins of conventional and Islamic banks and examines the impacts of Islamic banking presence on bank margins. The analysis provides evidence of the higher margins of Islamic banks compared to those of conventional banks. Further, the difference in bank margins between the two types of banks can be attributed to differences in market power, operating costs, and diversification. Finally, Islamic banking...

  • item.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Abdul Kader Malim, Nurhafiza (2015)

  • This study empirically investigates the financial intermediation costs represented by net financing margins in the Islamic banking sector in OIC countries for 2005-2011 period utilizing Generalized Method of Moments (GMM). We focus on the role of bank-specific, macroeconomic, market-specific and institutional-governance factors on the Islamic banks' margins. For comparative analysis, we assess the difference in margins and analyse whether the factors that affect margins in conventional banks affect Islamic bank differently by constructing an unmatched and matched sample ...

  • PhD_Financial_market_integration_and_its_risk_sharing_implication_Nurrul_Iiyana.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Mahmud, Nurrul Iiyana (2017)

  • This study empirically investigates the financial integration threshold effects and risk sharing implication for Islamic countries from 1980 - 2011. The study utilizes threshold effect technique for the non-dynamic panel introduced by Hansen (1999). We focus on the four different types of financial market integration measures, which are (i) full financial market (ii) equities (iii) capital market and (iv) governance. We found that there is single threshold effect for equities and governance and a double threshold effect for full financial market integration and capital market ...

  • financial_market_risk_gold_investment_emerging_market_case_malaysia_mansor.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ibrahim, Mansor H. (2012)

  • The purpose of this paper is to examine the relation between gold return and stock market return and whether its relation changes in times of consecutive negative market returns for an emerging market, Malaysia. The paper applies the autoregressive distributed model to link gold returns to stock returns with TGARCH/EGARCH error specification using daily data from August 1, 2001 to March 31, 2010, a total of 2,261 observations. A significant positive but low correlation is found between gold and once‐lagged stock returns. Moreover, consecutive negative market returns do not seem to intensify the co‐movement between the gold and stock markets as normally documented among national stock ...

  • financial_modeling_quantum_mathematics_belal.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Baaquie, Belal E. (2013)

  • Financial instruments have a random evolution and can be described by a stochastic process. It is shown that another approach for modeling financial instruments considered as a (classical) random system is by employing the mathematics that results from the formalism of quantum mechanics. Financial instruments are described by the elements of a linear vector state space and its evolution is determined by a Hamiltonian operator. It is further shown that interest rates can be described by a random function which is mathematically equivalent to a two dimensional Euclidean quantum field.

  • IFHubEd6_financial_performance_general_takaful_companies_mazhar.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Mazhar Hallak Kantakji (2017)

  • Since its inception in 1979, the takaful industry has rapidly grown particularly in Muslim regions, namely the Middle East, North Africa and South East Asia. Presently, its double-digit growth rate continues though at a decremental rate. Quite the reverse, other components of the Islamic financial system (i.e. Islamic banking and Islamic capital market) maintain an incremental growth trend. In terms of Islamic financial assets, Islamic banking comes first in terms of both size and growth whilst takaful lags behind. Theoretically, within this system, general takaful products are complementary to the Islamic banking debt-based financing products that constitute the major share of Islami...

  • PhD_Financial_performance_profitability_and_wakalah_fees_of_general_takaful_companies_Mazhar_Hallak.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Kantakji, Mazhar Hallak (2017)

  • This study identifies the internal and external factors affecting the investment performance, profitability and wakalah fees of general takaful companies operating in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, UAE, Qatar and Pakistan using an unbalanced panel data set of consisting of 53 companies. Two investment performance measures, namely net investment income and investment yield, are utilized to capture different aspects of the takaful investment operations. Profitability is measured by the profit before tax of takaful companies ...

  • financial_ratios_discriminant_analysis_prediction_corporate_distress_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abd Jalil, Hasbullah (2009)

  • This study develops a failure prediction model for Singaporean companies. The results show good performance with a highly correct categorization factuality rate of more than 80 percent. Two ratios were determined significant out of 64 financial ratios utilized in this analysis to discriminate among failed and non-failed companies. The significant variables are Cash flow to Sales (V02) and Days Sales in Receivable (V31).

  • IF_Hub_Issue_1_Financial_rights_Aminsuhailah.pdf.jpg
  • Newsletter & Bulletin


  • Authors: Amnisuhailah Abarahan (2016)

  • The rights of individuals are very much important in societal living, as it is with these rights that an individual man has the authority or capacity to carry out actions within the jurisdiction already specified to him by Shariah. It is within this specific boundary of rights that a man is confined to what is rightfully to be appropriate in action, which in the meantime will not cause him to harm another individual. This means that once he transgresses his specified rights, he is therefore subject to the law by any means necessary. Financial rights, among others is another right that is important to an individual, partner, neighbour as well as to others where the situations deemed su...

  • financial_risk_exposures_airlines_industry_evidence_Cathay_Pacific_Airways_China_Airlines_baharom.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Yashoda, Yasmin; Abdul Hamid, Baharom; Habibullah, Muzafar Shah (2016)

  • This study explores the long run and dynamic relationships between the stock price of Cathay Pacific Airways and China Airlines against key determinants of financial risks exposure confronting the airline industry, which include interest-rate, exchange rate and fuel price risk exposures for the period of January 1996 to December 2011. The (Johansen & Juselius, 1990) cointegration technique was employed to detect any long time trending relationship followed Vector Error Correction Model (VECM) and Vector Auto-Regression (VAR). The generalised forecast error variance decomposition and the generalised impulse response function were employed to comprehend the effects of theses financial r...

  • 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...

  • item.jpg
  • 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
  • PhD


  • Authors: Akin, Tarik (2017)

  • Wealth inequality has been a core field of research in economics in the post-Global Financial Crisis era since it is an important driver of economic/financial crises and inhibits long-term growth. Compelling evidence indicates that wealth inequality has been increasing over and above income inequality but traditional theories of inequality lack in explaining the causes of such an increase in wealth inequality. This study shows that interest-based debt contracts may be the underlying cause of wealth inequality. The study discusses that asset-based redistribution, which targets the re-distribution of wealth through re-designation of financial contracts, has pronounced advantages over an...

  • financing_galvanizing_IDLE_waqf_properties_into_income_generating_properties_shaikh_magda.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah (2017)

  • The main objective of this study is to present the current successful cases in making a revolution reform of the old and idle waqf properties into income generating properties in Muslim and Muslim minority countries. These reforms include providing services to the community, opening jobs for the majority of people, funding small entrepreneurs, educating the mass, taking care of the health of the people, and sheltering the poor and needy in the different countries. Case under studies are: Turkey, Malaysia, Singapore, Sudan, Indonesia, New Zealanf, Kuwait, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

  • financing_economic_growth_stability_islamic_perspective_zubair_othman.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Shaukat, Mughees; Hasan, Zubair; Alhabshi, Syed Othman (2014)

  • Evidence has been mounting that the interest-based debt financing regime is under increasing distress. Evidence also suggests that the financial crises, whatever title they carried - exchange rate crisis or banking crisis – have been debt related crises in essence. At present, data suggest that the debt-to-GDP ratio of the richest members of the G-20 is expected to reach 120% mark by 2014. There is also evidence that out of securities worth US$ 200 trillion in the global economy, no less than three-fourth represent interest-based debt. It is difficult to see how this massive debt volume can be validated by the underlying productive capacity of the global economy. This picture becomes ...

  • financing_strategies_apparel_zulkarnain et al.jpg.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Mohd Shah, Shaharunizam; Mohd Adzmi, Reza Shermizi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Wahab, Sazali; Yaacob, Abu Sofian (2018)

  • This book was written in a case study appraoch which has been successfully proven as an effective tool in teaching and learning process, particularly at the postgraduate level. Its function is to business scenarios, and relevant issues faced by aspiring entrepreneurs. Therefore, building on real case studies developed from the apparel and clothing industry's setting and supported by the authors' own experiences, this book hopes to stimulate the interests and passions in case study writing for the further development of effective learning approaches through case studies among students, academics, and practitioners ...

  • financing_development_old_waqf_properties.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Presentation


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda (2017)

  • The slides highlight: 1) definition of waqf; 2) current scenation of waqf; 3) transforming old waqf properties into productive waqf.

  • Financing the development of old waqf properties.pdf.jpg
  • Book


  • Authors: Ismail Abdel Mohsin, Magda; Dafterdar, Hisham; Cizakca, Murat; Alhabshi, Syed Othman; Shaikh Abdul Razak, Shaikh Hamzah; Sadr, Seyed Kazem; Anwar, Thamina; Obaidullah, Mohammed (2016)

  • This book presents successful case studies in Muslim and Muslim minority countries that have revolutionized the redevelopment of idle waqf properties into productive land trusts. The revival of this institution over the last two decades shows the growing optimism in galvanizing the socioeconomic role of waqf by adopting its flexible shariah measures. Innovative ways of financing redevelopment allow Muslims to extend these roles to include new beneficiaries. New uses for these properties include providing services to the community, opening jobs for the majority of people, funding small entrepreneurs, educating the masses, providing health care, and sheltering the poor and needy.