Towards a New Paradigm for Economics

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Asad Zaman

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Date Written: 2005


Current economic theory is mainly concerned with the factors which affect the wealth of nations. Issues of income distribution and elimination of poverty and deprivation is secondary. The present paper invites discussion on a new paradigm: hunger and homelessness to make the subject of economics really serve the humankind.

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Zaman, Asad, Towards a New Paradigm for Economics (2005). Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics, Vol. 18, No. 2, 2005, Available at SSRN:

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