Jonathan Langton


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Symposium on Islamic Economics and Finance.

I recently had the opportunity to work with the Center of Islamic Economic and Finance (cief), a joint venture between Madrid’s IE Business School and King Abdulaziz University in Saudi Arabia.  I was involved with the symposium held at IE on June 16th and 17th entitled “Beyond the Crisis:  Islamic Finance in the New Financial Order”.  The symposium assembled a highly distinguished group of academics from the worlds of Islamic finance and conventional, western finance to discuss the nature of Islamic economics, how those principles may be applied in the framework of conventional finance and the advantages that would represent. Continue reading