Empirical Research in Islamic Banking: Past, Present, and Future

  • Nafis AlamEmail author
  • Syed Aun R. Rizvi
Part of the Palgrave CIBFR Studies in Islamic Finance book series (PCSIF)


Islamic banking is an emerging research theme in banking-related studies that can be further expanded owing to a dearth of extensive studies in this field. A major part of the literature contains a comparative analysis of Islamic banking and its conventional counterparts, based on performance and regulatory theme. The aim of this chapter is to demonstrate the extraordinary potential and depth of current and future research theme in Islamic banking domain. The chapter discusses the areas and issues that have been covered intensively in the recent literature, and also helps to identify the areas that have received relatively less attention. Finally, it also points to the newest areas of research that seem promising for future research in Islamic banking theme.


Islamic banking Research Comparative analysis Regulation Efficiency 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Nottingham MalaysiaSelangorMalaysia
  2. 2.Lahore University of Management SciencesLahorePakistan

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