Some Areas for Further Research in Islamic Banking and Finance

  • Munawar Iqbal
  • Philip Molyneux
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions book series (SBFI)


The Islamic financial industry as well as the Islamic theory of finance has made significant progress. Having noted the challenges facing the industry in Chapter 7 and identified the potential areas of growth in Chapter 8, in this chapter we turn our attention to some theoretical issues that need to be further researched in order to provide continued support to the practice of Islamic banking.


Banking System Moral Hazard Asymmetric Information Islamic Banking Moral Hazard Problem 
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© Munawar Iqbal and Philip Molyneux 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Munawar Iqbal
    • 1
  • Philip Molyneux
    • 2
  1. 1.Islamic Banking and Finance Division Islamic Research and Training InstituteIslamic Development BankJeddahSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.University of WalesBangorUK

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