Mohammad Omar Farooq

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Scholarly Papers (44)

1.

Partnership, Equity-Financing and Islamic Finance: Whither Profit-Loss Sharing?

Review of Islamic Economics (Special Issue), Vol. 11, pp. 67-88, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 06 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2017
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 1,941 (4,236)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Islamic economics, Islamic finance, Islamic banking, Islamic banking and finance, riba, partnership, equity-financing, mudaraba, mudarabah, musharaka, musharakah, Profit-loss sharing modes, PLS modes, Islamic financial institutions, interest, usury, risk-sharing

2.

Qard Hasan, Wadiah/Amanah and Bank Deposits: Applications and Misapplications of Some Concepts in Islamic Banking

Arab Law Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2016
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 1,917 (4,667)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Islamic banking, Islamic finance, Islamic banking/finance, qard, qarz, loan, qard hasan, qard al-hasan, qarz hasana, riba, interest, haram, deposits, wadiah, wadia, amana, amanah, demand deposit

3.

Riba, Interest and Six Hadiths: Do We Have a Definition or a Conundrum?

Review of Islamic Economics, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 105-141, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Dec 2009
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 1,547 (5,799)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Islam, Islamic Economics, Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Riba, Interest, Haram, Usury, Hadith

4.

The Challenge of Poverty and the Poverty of Islamic Economics

Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 35-58
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 1,177 (9,663)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Islamic economics, poverty, Islamic finance, zakat, economic development, poverty alleviation

5.

Global Financial Crisis and the Link Between the Monetary and Real Sector: Moving Beyond the Asset-Backed Islamic Finance

Proceeding of the 20th Annual Islamic Banking Seminar, September 2009
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2010
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 1,127 (12,678)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Islam, Islamic economics, Islamic finance, Islamic banking, financial crisis, global financial crisis, asset-backed, Usmani, real sector, monetary sector, financialization, maqasid

6.

Basic Needs Approach, Appropriate Technology, and Institutionalism

Journal of Economic Issues, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 363-370, June 1988
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Jul 2009
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 839 (17,206)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Economic Development, Basic Needs, Basic Needs Approach, Institutionalism, Growth Approach, Appropriate Technology, Intermediate Technology

7.

Shariah Governance, Expertise and Profession: Educational Challenges in Islamic Finance

ISRA International Journal of Islamic Finance, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 137-160, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jun 2013
Sayd Farook and Mohammad Omar Farooq
Thomson Reuters and Independent
Downloads 765 (20,844)

Abstract:

Islamic Finance, Shariah Governance, Shariah scholars, Islamic Banking

8.

Stipulation of Excess in Understanding and Misunderstanding Riba: The Al-Jassas Link

Arab Law Quarterly, Vol. 21, pp. 285-316, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Jun 2009
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 662 (24,525)
Citation 1

Abstract:

riba, interest, usury, al-Jassas, Islamic finance, Islamic banking, Islamic economics, Qarḍ Hasan, Qard al-Hasana

9.

The Challenge of Poverty and Mapping Out Solutions: Requisite Paradigm Shift from a Problem-Solving and Islamic Perspective

Journal of Islamic Economics, Banking and Finance, Vol. 5, No. 2, May-August 2009, pp. 45-76
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2010
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 604 (29,241)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Islamic economics, Islamic finance, Islamic banking, poverty, poverty alleviation, poverty eradication, development, grameen bank, microfinance, zakah, zakat, real sector, shariah-compliant, challenge of poverty, problem-solving

10.

The Riba-Interest Equation and Islam: Reexamination of the Traditional Arguments

Global Journal of Finance and Economics, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 99-111, September 2009
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 28 Mar 2010
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 600 (23,481)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Islam, Riba, Interest, Islamic Economics, Islamic Finance, Qaradawi, Islamic Banking

11.

Rape and Hudood Ordinance: Perversions of Justice in the Name of Islam

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 21 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2009
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 492 (39,039)

Abstract:

Islam, Islamic Law, Hudood, Gender Issues, Rape, Zina, Zina bil Jabr, Women's rights, Islamic Fiqh, Pakistan, Shariah, Sharia, Taqi Muhammad Usmani, Mufti Usmani

12.

Self-Interest, Homo Islamicus and Some Behavioral Assumptions in Islamic Economics and Finance

International Journal of Excellence in Islamic Banking and Finance, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 52-79, January 2011
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 431 (32,308)

Abstract:

Economic man, Self-interest, Economic systems, Moral norms, Normative theory, Religion

13.

Exploitation, Profit and the Riba-Interest Reductionism

International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 292-320.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2013
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 350 (52,704)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Islam, Islamic banking and finance, Shariah, Interest-free banking, Exploitation, profit, greed, debt, usmani

14.

LIBOR or LIE-BOR: The Challenge of Ethics and Education

Islamic Business and Finance, Issue 74, pp. 22-28.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2012
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 347 (61,745)

Abstract:

LIBOR, business ethics, business ethics education, harvard, Islamic finance

15.

Displaced Commercial Risk (DCR) and Value of Alpha (a%) for Islamic Banks in Bahrain/GCC

paper accepted for presentation at Gulf Research Council (2012) Conference at University of Cambridge, UK
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2016
Mohammad Omar Farooq and Sowmya Vivek
Independent and Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance (BIBF)
Downloads 306 (37,960)

Abstract:

Islamic banking, Islamic finance, displaced commercial risk, Bahrain, profit equalization

16.

Islam and Democracy: Perceptions and Misperceptions

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2015
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 280 (76,114)

Abstract:

17.

Toward Defining and Understanding Riba: An Outline Essay

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2012
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 237 (78,010)

Abstract:

Islam, Riba, Interest, Riba-Interest Equation, Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking

18.

On Overstretched Critique and Mathematization of Islamic Economics

Journal of King Abdulaziz University in Islamic Economics, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 83-89, April 2009
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 02 Jan 2012
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 232 (98,274)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Islamic economics, financial engineering, mathematization, neoclassical economics, financial instruments, Masudul Alam Choudhury

19.

Incentive Based Regulation for Islamic Banks

Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2011
Sayd Zubair Farook and Mohammad Omar Farooq
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Independent
Downloads 225 (103,005)

Abstract:

Islamic banks, islamic finance, regulation, Basel III, capital adequacy

20.

Qiyas (Analogical Reasoning) and Commodification of Women: Applying Commercial Concepts to Marital Relationship in Orthodox Islamic Law

Islam and Civilisational Renewal, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 155-180, 2011
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2016
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 206 (94,683)

Abstract:

Islam, Commodification, Qiyas, Analytical Reasoning, Slavery, Nafaqa, Marriage, Nikah, Islamic Law

21.

Apostasy, Freedom and Da’wah: Full Disclosure in a Business-Like Manner

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Nov 2009
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 184 (110,896)

Abstract:

Apostasy, Freedom, Dawah, Da'wah, Islam, Treason, Business, Tijarah

22.

Einstein, Zionism and Israel: Setting the Record Straight

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Sep 2009
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 154 (137,220)

Abstract:

Einstein, Albert Einstein, Zionism, Israel, Zionists, Political Zionists, Cultural Zionists, Palestine, Herzl, Ben Gurion, Henry Kissinger

23.

Islamic Wealth Management and the Pursuit of Positive-Sum Solutions

Islamic Economic Studies, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 99-124
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jan 2015
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 125 (147,526)

Abstract:

Financial Development, Islamic Finance, Wealth Management.

24.

Taqwa, Ramadan and the Qur'an: The Triangular Link of the Islamic Ethical System

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Mar 2010
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 114 (182,200)

Abstract:

Islam, Taqwa, Ramadan, Qur'an, Ethics, Morality, Spirituality

25.

Hoarding versus Circulation of Wealth from the Perspective of Maqasid Al-Shari’ah

International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, Vol. 7 No. 1, 2014 pp. 6-21
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 May 2014 Last Revised: 31 May 2014
Ahmad Asad Ibrahim, Radwan Jamal Alatrash and Mohammad Omar Farooq
Bahrain Institute of Banking & Finance (BIBF), International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) and Independent
Downloads 108 (147,526)

Abstract:

Hoarding, Concentration of Wealth, Sukuk, Islamic banking, Islamic finance, circulation of wealth, kanz, dishoarding

26.

Dow Jones Islamic Market U.S. Index: Applying Technical Analysis from a Comparative Perspective

International Journal of Middle Eastern Islamic Finance and Management, Vol. 7, No. 3, pp. 395-420.
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2015
Mohammad Omar Farooq and Md Reza
Independent and Independent
Downloads 108 (158,367)

Abstract:

Islamic Finance, Technical Analysis, Dow Jones Islamic, Stochastics

27.

Women Scholars of Islam: They Must Bloom Again

Monthly Message International, August-September 2003
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 20 Jan 2011
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 106 (168,654)

Abstract:

Islam, women, women scholars, hadith, Ayesha, higher education

28.

Islam and Genocide: The Case of Bangladesh in 1971

CONFRONTING GENOCIDE:JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY, ISLAM, Steven L. Jacobs, ed., Lexington Book, pp. 139-149, 2009
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Sep 2010
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 104 (161,159)

Abstract:

Islam, Genocide, Bangladesh, Pakistan, 1971, Jamaat-e-Islami, Tikka Khan, Yahya Khan, Sheikh Mujib, Awami League, Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, PPP

29.

Mind-Building: A Neglected Dimension of the Prophetic Heritage

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 15 Feb 2010
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 97 (202,853)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Islam, character, mind-building, society, critical thinking, Ibrahim, science and Islam, George Sarton

30.

The Real Sector and Pitfalls of Financialization

Islamic Business and Finance, Issue 67
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2011
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 86 (205,496)

Abstract:

Real sector, Financialization, Islamic finance, derivatives, futures, money, Islam

31.

'Zionist Ideology and the Reality of Israel': The Thoughts of Nahum Goldmann

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Feb 2012
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 82 (197,634)

Abstract:

Zionism, Israel, Aparthed, Kissinger, Nixon, Nahum Goldmann, Jimmy Carter, Racism

32.

Islamic Wealth Management and Some Unconventional Thoughts

Q Report, Issue 1, 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 09 Apr 2013
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 76 (211,191)

Abstract:

Wealth management, Islamic wealth management, maqasid

33.
Downloads 67 (224,624)

Abstract:

Hadith, Sahih, Hasan, Authenticated, Rigorously Authenticated, Abdulkader Thomas, IBFnet

34.

Poverty Alleviation and Islamic Finance

Global Islamic Finance Report, Chapter 23, 2012
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 66 (224,624)

Abstract:

Islamic finance, Islamic banking, Islamic economics, poverty, poverty alleviation, wealth accumulation, concentration of wealth, corruption

35.

The Spirit of Global Belonging: Perspectives from Some Humanity-Oriented Icons

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Aug 2010
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 57 (266,101)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Global Belonging, Humanity-orientation, Global citizenship, one humanity, Islam, Universalism, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Einstein, Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Non-violence

36.

Toward Understanding Muhammad: Some Issues in Peace and Violence

Monthly Message International, Vol. 27, pp. 15-19, 2002
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 12 Feb 2011
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 55 (246,484)

Abstract:

Islam, Muhammad, war, jihad, violence, peace, dar al-harb, dar al-islam, Tagore, Nazrul

37.

Fundamental Human Dignity and the Mathematics of Slavery

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 51 (242,879)

Abstract:

Islam, slavery, mathematica, Islamic law, Islamic fiqh, shariah, human dignity

38.

Contemporary Islamic Economic Thought

in Hunt-Ahmed, Karen (ed.). Contemporary Islamic Finance: Innovations, Applications, and Best Practices, John Wiley, pp. 19-37
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 03 Jul 2015
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 47 (169,618)

Abstract:

Islamic economics, Islamic finance, Islamic banking, Masudul Alam Chowdhury

39.

Rejoinder to Muhammad Ayub’s 'Qur’an, Hadith and Riba Connotation: A Critique of the Paper by Dr. Mohammad Omar Farooq'

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 01 May 2014
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 44 (261,947)

Abstract:

Riba, Hadith, Islamic finance, Muhammad Ayub, Interest, Riba-interest equation, Islamic Banking

40.

Change and Continuity: The Dynamics of Institutional Behavior in Islam

Twentieth Annual Conference of the Association of Muslim Social Scientists, 1991
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2010
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 43 (322,071)

Abstract:

Islam, social science, myrdal, normative-positive, change, continuity, traditionalism, technological change, autonomous change, sunnatullah, natural law, institutions, ceremonial behavior

41.

In Search of Shariah

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2016
Mohammad Omar Farooq and Nedal El Ghattis
Independent and Bahrain Polytech
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Abstract:

Shariah, Sharia, Islamic law, Islam, Fiqh, usul al-fiqh

42.

Qard Hasan, Credit Cards and Islamic Financial Product Structuring: Some Qur’anic and Practical Considerations

Journal of Islamic Financial Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 1-17, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016
Mohammad Omar Farooq and Nedal El Ghattis
Independent and Bahrain Polytech
Downloads 0 (209,787)

Abstract:

Riba, Interest, Qard Hasan, Demand Deposit, Credit card, Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Debt Culture

43.

Islamic Finance and Debt Culture: Treading the Conventional Path?

International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 42, No. 12, pp. 1168 -1195, 2015
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2016
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 0 (195,176)

Abstract:

Islamic Finance, Debt culture, Islamic debt products

44.

Multiple Criteria in Islamic Portfolio Selection

(with co-authors) in Minwir Al Shammari and Hatem Masri (eds.), Multiple Criteria Decision Making in Finance, Insurance and Investment, Springer, pp. 1-7, 2015
Posted: 20 Oct 2015
Minwir Al-Shammari, Mohammad Omar Farooq and Hatem Masri
University of Bahrain - College of Business, Independent and University of Bahrain - College of Business

Abstract:

Islamic finance, Islamic portfolio, Shariah-compliant investment

Other Papers (3)

Total Downloads: 341    Citations: 0
1.

Is Islamic Banking 'Fraud'?

Financial Express
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 03 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2017
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 179

Abstract:

Islamic finance, Islamic banking, Riba, Interest, Fraud, Misrepresentation

2.

Humanity and the People Power: A Tribute to Dr. Ali Shariati

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 27 Jun 2010
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 79 (204,880)

Abstract:

Ali Shariati, Islam, humanity, humanity-orientation, Iran, an-nas, insan, insaniyat

3.

Choosing Islam

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2014
Mohammad Omar Farooq
Independent
Downloads 22 (328,895)

Abstract:

Islam, Muhammad, Choice, Qur'an, Beauty, Comparative Religion, Balance