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Sunday, June 14 • 11:45am - 1:15pm
CRESCENDO: Islamic Finance and Banking: An Introduction for Researchers

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Islamic finance and investment is a young and growing field, with new areas of study and new opportunities. It is based on laws and ethics taken from Islamic law, with interesting parallels in the ethical investment industry and the corporate social responsibility movement in the West. According to the Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance (London), the total assets of the two hundred institutions offering Islamic financial services globally stand at over US$ 200 billion, with yearly growth rates of up to 15%.

Program Takeaways
By the end of this program attendees will have a general primer on this topic, understand the challenges of research in this area as well as an introduction to where to find data, information, and knowledge.


Aslihan Bulut

Program Coordinator and Librarian for Foreign, Comparative International Law, Harvard Law School

Amjad Quadri

VP Development, Guidance Residential LLC

Sunday June 14, 2015 11:45am - 1:15pm EDT
Convention Center, Room 204B

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