Current Issues in Islamic Economics FALL 2011

Lecture 1: Principles of Islamic Education
[Delivered in URDU, Text available in English & Urdu] Written up lecture, slides, and supporting materials are at: https://sites.google.com/site/zamanislamicecon/lectures/lec01

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Lecture 2: Limits to Market Economy
[Lecture in URDU, writeup of lecture in English. Power point slides available] For writeup of lecture and supporting materials, see Lecture 4 of Faculty Lectures at link:
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Lecture 3: Discussion Class
[Lecture in English] Topics for discussion:

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Lecture 4: Limits to Market Economy (Part 2)
[Lecture in English. Power point slides available] For writeup of lecture and supporting materials, see Lecture 4 of Faculty Lectures at link: https://sites.google.com/site/zamanislamicecon/lectures/lecture

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Lecture 5: Rebuilding Islamic Societies
[Lecture in English] Paper which is basis for lecture and powerpoint slides are available at: https://sites.google.com/site/zamanislamicecon/lectures/lec05

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Lecture 6: Critique to Neoclassical Economics, contrast between Western and Islamic Economics
[Lecture in English. Power point slides available] Many versions of the paper on which this lecture is based are available from:
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Lecture 7: Discussion Class (Part 1)
[Lecture in English] TOPIC: Islam claims to provide perfect and complete guidance. Muslims claim to believe this.
Why are Muslims following inferior Western economic systems when they claim to have better system?

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(Part 2)

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Lecture 8: Legitimization of Pursuit of Wealth
[Lecture in English. Power point slides available] For readings related to the lecture see: https://sites.google.com/site/zamanislamicecon/lectures/lec08

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Lecture 9: Discussion Class
[Lecture in English] Is the West Developed andare we (Muslims) underdeveloped?
A reference for this discussion is: Islam Versus Economics – see: https://sites.google.com/site/azcurrentresearch/home/islamicecon/islam

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Lecture 10:The Evils of Interest
[Lecture in English] The key reading for this lecture is available at: https://sites.google.com/site/zamanislamicecon/lectures/lec09

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Lecture 11: Discussion Class
[Lecture in English] Is West better than East? Continuation of previous discussion class

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