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Reformation and Development in the Muslim World

Islamicity Indices as Benchmark

  • Suggests thoughts on developing governments—effective institutions and a clear and transparent path to effective human and economic development

  • Provides Muslim countries a benchmark for their individual development and for the progress in institution building and policies

  • Helps to develop the institutional structure for effective economic, social and political reform

Book

Part of the Political Economy of Islam book series (PEoI)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Hossein Askari, Hossein Mohammadkhan, Liza Mydin
    Pages 1-17
  3. Hossein Askari, Hossein Mohammadkhan, Liza Mydin
    Pages 19-40
  4. Hossein Askari, Hossein Mohammadkhan, Liza Mydin
    Pages 41-52
  5. Hossein Askari, Hossein Mohammadkhan, Liza Mydin
    Pages 53-78
  6. Hossein Askari, Hossein Mohammadkhan, Liza Mydin
    Pages 79-132
  7. Hossein Askari, Hossein Mohammadkhan, Liza Mydin
    Pages 133-139
  8. Hossein Askari, Hossein Mohammadkhan, Liza Mydin
    Pages 141-156
  9. Hossein Askari, Hossein Mohammadkhan, Liza Mydin
    Pages 157-162
  10. Hossein Askari, Hossein Mohammadkhan, Liza Mydin
    Pages 163-173
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 175-194

About this book

Introduction

This book explores how the recent development of Muslim countries as a group has fallen far short of non-Muslim countries, which, some have concluded, may be a result of Islamic teachings. The authors examine Muslim countries over time, viewing their progression on the Islamicity scale. They assess why some countries have done better than others, and to derive useful policy recommendations to improve political, social, human, governance and economic performance. 

Keywords

Islamicity reformation Development Muslim World Islam Muslim countries Economic development Government Human development

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.International Business DepartmentGeorge Washington University International Business DepartmentWashington DCUSA
  2. 2.Astegic Inc. McLeanUSA
  3. 3.Mont KiaraMalaysia

About the authors

Hossein Askari is Iran Professor of International Business and International Affairs, George Washington University, USA. 

Hossein Mohammadkhan is Business Analyst at Astegic Inc., Virginia, USA.

Liza Mydin served as Vice President of Compliance at Al Rajhi Bank Malaysia and was part of the Global Islamic Finance advisory team at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. 

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