Staff and the research students at the DIFP have been active in publishing in the field of Islamic finance, banking, management and economics.
Research monographys include: Ahmed El-Ashker and Rodney Wilson, Islamic Economics: A Short History, Brill Academic Publishing, Leiden, 2006.
Rodney Wilson is series editor at the Edinburgh Guides to Islamic Finance which include a book by Habib Ahmed on Product Development in Islamic Banks (2011).
Mehmet Asutay is editor of Durham Islamic Economics and Finance Series at Edward Elgar Publishing.
Academic Journal: Review of Islamic Economics
Dr Mehmet Asutay, the co-director of DCIEF, is the Managing Editor of the Review of Islamic Economics, the leading journal in Islamic economics, banking and finance, now in its eleventh year.
- Tolefat, A.K. & Asutay, M. (2013). Takaful Investment Portfolios: A Study of the Composition of Takaful Funds in the GCC and Malaysia. London: John Wiley & Sons.
- Ahmed, Habib (2011). Product Development in Islamic Banks. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
- Ahmed, H., Asutay, M. & Wilson, R. (2014). Islamic Banking and Financial Crisis: Reputation, Stability and Risks. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.
- Ahmed, Habib & Muhammad Sirajul Hoque (2011). Handbook of Islamic Economics, Vol I, Exploring the Essence of Islamic Economics. Islamic Research & Training Institute, Islamic Development Bank Group, Jeddah.
- Belal, A., Abdelsalam, O. & Nizamee, S. (2015). Ethical Reporting in Islami Bank Bangladesh Limited (1983–2010). Journal of Business Ethics 129(4): 769-784.
- Abdelsalam, O., Duygun, D., Matallín-Sáez, J.C. & Tortosa-Ausina, E. (2014). Do ethics imply persistence? The case of Islamic and socially responsible funds. Journal of Banking & Finance 40: 182-194.
- Abdelsalam, O. & El-Komi, M. (2014). Islamic Finance: An introduction. Journal of Economic Behaviour and Organization 103(Supplement): S1-S3.
- Elnahass, M., Izzeldin, M. & Abdelsalam, O. (2014). Loan loss provisions, bank valuations and discretion: A comparative study between conventional and Islamic banks. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 103(Supplement): S160-S173.
- Abdelsalam, O., Duygun Fethi, M., Matallín, J.C. & Tortosa-Ausina, E. (2014). On the comparative performance of socially responsible and Islamic mutual funds. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization 103: S108-S128.
- Salleh, Murizah O., Jaafar, Aziz & Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid (2014). Can an interest-free credit facility be more efficient than a usurious payday loan? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 103(Supplement): 74-92.
- Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid, Girma, Sourafel, Shah, M. Eskandar & Williams, Jonathan (2014). Rationalizing the value premium in emerging markets. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money 29: 51-70.
- Rizk, R. (2014). Islamic Environmental Ethics. Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research 5(2): 194-204.
- BinMahfouz, Saeed & Ahmed, Habib (2014). 'Shariah Investment Screening Criteria: A Critical Review'. Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics 27(1): 111-145.
- Ahmed, H. & Mohammad, A.N. (2014). Debate on Tawarruq: Historical Discourse and Current Rulings. Arab Law Quarterly 28(3): 278-294.
- Dian Masyita & Habib Ahmed (2013). Why is Growth of Islamic Microfinance Lower than its Conventional Counterparts in Indonesia? Islamic Economic Studies 21(1): 35-62.
- Asutay, M., Aysan, A.F. & Karahan, C.C. (2013). Reflecting on the Trajectory of Islamic Finance: From Mit Ghamr to the Globalisation of Islamic Finance. Afro Eurasian Studies 2(1&2): 2-14.
- Asutay, M. & Ergec, E.H. (2013). Searching for the Nexus between Money, Deposits, and Loans (Financing) in Malaysian and Turkish Islamic and Conventional Banking: A Comparative Analysis (2007-2013). Afro Eurasian Studies 2(1&2): 72-90.
- Gwilym, Rhys ap & Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid (2013). Can position limits restrain ‘rogue’ trading? Journal of Banking and Finance 37(3): 824-836.
- Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid, Molyneux, Rafal & Wilson, John O.S. (2013). Editorial - Financial sector performance and risk: An introduction. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 85: 118-121.
- Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid, Shiller, Robert, Wojakowski, Rafal & Shackleton, Mark (2013). Mitigating financial fragility with Continuous Workout Mortgages. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 85: 269-285.
- Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid & Mathur, Ike (2013). On the efficiency of the UPREIT organizational form: Implications for the subprime crisis and CDO's. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization 85: 286-305.
- Tameme, M. & Asutay, M. (2012). An Empirical Inquiry into Marketing Islamic Mortgages in the UK. International Journal of Bank Marketing 30(3): 150-167.
- Asutay, M. (2012). Conceptualising and Locating the Social Failure of Islamic Finance: Aspirations of Islamic Moral Economy vs. the Realities of Islamic Finance. Asian and African Area Studies 11(2): 93-113.
- Marzban, S. & Asutay, M. (2012). The Impact of Asset-based versus Market Capitalization-based Shari'ah Screening on US and Japanese Equities: An Empirical Analysis. Asian and African Area Studies 11(2): 151-165.
- Ahmed, Habib (2012). 'Islamic Law, Investors' Rights and Corporate Finance'. Journal of Corporate Law Studies 12 (2): 367-392
- Ahmed, Habib (2012). The Islamization of Economies and Knowledge: A New Institutional Economics Perspective. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 29(4): 22-45.
- Asutay, M. & Marzban, S. (2012). Empirical Analysis of the Impact of Asset-based versus Market Capitalization-based Shariah Screening on US and Japanese Equities. Journal of Asian and African Studies 11(2): 151-165.
- Ahmed, Habib (2011). Maqasid al-Shari’ah and Islamic Financial Products: A Framework for Assessment. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance 3(1): 149-160.
- Hasan, Z. & Asutay, M. (2011). An Analysis of the Courts’ Decisions on Islamic Finance Disputes. ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance 3(2): 41-71.
- Ahmed, Habib (2011). Risk Management Assessment Systems: An Application to Islamic Banks. Islamic Economic Studies 19 (1): 63-86.
- Ahmed, Habib (2011). Shar'iah Governance Regimes for Islamic Finance: Types and Appraisal -I regimi di governance conformi alla shari’ah nella finanza islamica: tipologia e valutazione. Economia Internazionale - International Economics 64(4): 393-412.
- Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid, Shackleton, Mark B. & Wojakowski, Rafał M. (2011). Participation Mortgages and the Efficiency of Financial Intermediation. Journal of Banking and Finance 35(11): 3042-3054.
- Ahmed, Habib (2010). Islamic Finance at a crossroads: the dominance of the asset-based sukuk. Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law 25(6): 366-67
- Izhar, H. & Asutay, M. (2010). A Theoretical Analysis of the Operational Risk Framework in Islamic Banks. IIUM Journal of Economics and Management 18(1): 73-113.
- Ebrahim, Muhammed-Shahid & Hussain, Sikandar (2010). Financial development and asset valuation: The special case of real estate. Journal of Banking and Finance 34(1): 150-162.
- Ahmed, Habib (2013). Islamic Wealth Management: Goals and Instruments. The Q Report Issue No. 1 / 2013: 26-30.
- Asutay, M. (2013). Islamic finance, the Gulf and London's Future as a Global Hub. The Conversation
- Asutay, M. (2012). The socio-ethical failure in Islamic banking and finance. New Horizon (182): 33-35.
- Ahmed, Habib (2012). A different perspective on the financial crisis. Papers of Dialogue 3: 18-19.
- Ahmed, Habib (2012). Defining Ethics in Islamic Finance: Looking Beyond Legality. NewHorizon 184, July-September 2012: 20-26
- Asutay, M. (2012). Islamic Economics: Between Aspirations and Reality. Papers of Dialogue 3 July - September: 20-23.
- Asutay, M. & Marzban, S. (2012). Standing Out with the Crowd. The Banker (Special Issue: Top Islamic Financial Institutions, November): 28-29.
- Asutay, M. (2010). Considering the Dichotomy between the Ideals and Realities of Islamic Finance. NewHorizon (174): 32.
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- Asutay, M. (2013). Development in Islamic Banking in Turkey: Emergence, Regulation and Performance. In Islamic Finance in Europe: Towards a Plural Financial System. Cattelan, V. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
- Asutay, M. (2013). Islamic Moral Economy as the Foundation of Islamic Finance. In Islamic Finance in Europe: Towards a Plural Financial System. Cattelan, V. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
- Ahmed, Habib (2013). 'Financial Inclusion and Islamic Finance: Organizational Formats, Products, Outreach and Sustainability'. In Economic Development and Islamic Finance. Iqbal, Zamir & Mirakhor, Abbas The World Bank, Washington DC. 203-229.
- Ahmed, Habib (2012). 'Organizational models of Islamic microfinance'. In Shari'a Compliant Microfinance. S. Nazim Ali Routledge. 17-32.
- Ahmed, Habib (2012). 'Waqfs'. In Encyclopedia of Global Studies. Helmut K. Anheier Mark Juergensmeyer & Victor Faessel Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks.
- Ahmed, Habib (2011). 'Waqf-Based Microfinance: Realizing the Social Role of Islamic Finance'. In Essential Readings in Contemporary Waqf Issues. Monzer Kahf & Siti Mashitoh Mahamood CERT, Kuala Lumpur.
- Asutay, M. (2010). Islamic Microfinance: Fulfilling Social and Developmental Expectations. In Islamic Finance: Instruments and Markets. Q-Finance. London: Bloomsbury.
- Asutay, M. (2010). Deconstructing and Moderating the Functioning and Consequences of Political Manipulation of the Economy in Turkey. In Understanding the Process of Institutional Change in Turkey: An Institutional Approach. Cetin, T. & Yilmaz, F. New York: Nova Science Publishing.
- Asutay, M. (2010). Islamic Banking and Finance and Its Role in the GCC and the EU Relationship: Principles, Developments and the Bridge Role of Islamic Finance. In The EU and the GCC: Challenges and Prospects under the Swedish EU Presidency. Stenberg, L. & Koch, C. Dubai: Gulf Research Center. 35-58.
- Rizk, R. & Gregory, S. (2010). Esh Added Value: A Case Study in Indigenous Corporate Social Responsibility. In A Handbook on Corporate Governance and Social Responsibility. Aras, G. & Crowther, D. Farnham, England: Gower Applied Research. 653-664.
- Abdelsalam, O., Duygun, M., Matallín-Sáez, J. & Tortosa-Ausina, E. (2014), Mutual Fund Performance Persistence: A Comparison of Islamic and Socially Responsible Funds, JEBO IBF 2014 Islamic Finance Conference. Lancaster University, Lancaster University.
- Abdelsalam, O., Al-Kafaji, Y. & Elnahass, M. (2013), Ownership Structure and Related Party Transaction Disclosure, Best Paper Award: AIB MENA Conference.
- Abdelsalam, O., Leventis, S. & Dedoulis, E. (2013), The impact of religious social norms on audit pricing, Financial Reporting Conference. University of Bristol, University of Bristol.