Islamic Finance: Perspectives of a Policy Maker, Selected Writings of V. Sundarajan
By: Jaseem Ahmed (editor), Harinder S. Kohli (editor)Hardback
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Islamic Finance is a compilation of selected writings of Dr Venkataraman Sundararajan (1945-2010), an international policy maker who played a significant role in the development of the regulatory and supervisory frameworks and policy for Islamic finance. Spanning more than a decade of his thoughts on Islamic finance, this book provides both basic and advanced knowledge on the field. The papers in this collection define Islamic finance, outline its many complexities, and provide practical recommendations that can help it in becoming an important global financial intermediary. The book demonstrate not only Dr Sundararajan's long-standing commitment to helping develop Islamic banking, but also how Islamic finance itself has evolved rapidly between 1998 and 2010. The chapters in this book are a blend that would benefit lay readers as well as experts and policy makers at regional and international levels.
Jaseem Ahmed is the Director of Financial Sector, Public Management and Trade in the Southeast Asia Department of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). He also manages the ADB's Technical Assistance program, jointly funded with the Islamic Financial Services Board and Islamic Development Bank, for the development of prudential and regulatory standards for Islamic finance. He works with, and advises, ADB operational teams working on Islamic finance and on possible sukuk issuance. Harinder S. Kohli is President and CEO of the Centennial Group. He is also the Chief Executive of the Emerging Markets Forum and is on the Advisory Board of the Asian Institute of Technology. Prior to starting the Centennial Group, Kohli spent 26 years with the World Bank in a series of senior positions. He has led World Bank teams that participated in the Multilateral Working Groups of the Middle East Peace Process and developed a conceptual programme for Economic Development in the Middle East. This work became the foundation for the international development assistance to West Bank and Gaza after the peace accord. He is the principal author of the report of an Eminent Persons Group entitled Towards a New Asian Development Bank in a New Asia and of World Bank's report Infrastructure Development in East Asia and Pacific: Towards a New Public Private Partnership. In addition he has written articles and delivered speeches on Asian Economics, Private Capital Flows, Regional Economic Cooperation, Industrial Development, Enterprise Development and Privatization, Energy, Information Technology and the Middle East Economic Development issues. Prior to joining the World Bank, Kohli worked with the Union Carbide in India and the Pechiney Group in France. He has a Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School (elected Backer Scholar with High Distinction) and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Punjab University, India (First Class Honors). He is married to Paulina Ledergerber Crespo, an anthropologist at the Smithsonian Institute's Museum of Natural History.
Foreword In Memoriam Introduction Current Developments and Key Issues in Islamic Finance Monetary Operations and Government Debt Management under Islamic Banking Islamic Financial Institutions and Products in the Global Financial System: Key Issues in Risk Management and Challenges Ahead Risk Measurement and Disclosure in Islamic Finance and the Implications of Profit Sharing Investment Accounts A Note on Strengthening Liquidity Management of Institutions Offering Islamic Financial Services: The Development of Islamic Money Markets Issues in Managing Profit Equalization Reserves and Investment Risk Reserves in Islamic Banks Towards Developing a Template to Assess Islamic Financial Services Industry (IFSI) in the World Bank-IMF Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) Supervisory, Regulatory, and Capital Adequacy Implications of Profit-Sharing Investment Accounts in Islamic Finance Investment Accounts in Islamic Finance Glossary Index
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