Journal Articles​​



Wan Hakimah Wan Ibrahim, Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2014) Conventional Bank and Islamic Banking as Institutions: As Many Similarities as Differences. Humanomics (forthcoming).

Abdul Ghafar Ismail, Bayu Taufiq Possumah and Mohd Najib Abdul Kadir (2014) Inter-Generational Transfer under Islamic Perspective. Humanomics (forthcoming).

Suhal Kusairi, Nurazura Sanusi and Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2014) Financial Market Reforms and Current Account Imbalance in Asian Countries. International Journal of Economic Research (Forthcoming).​


Abd elrahman Elzahi Saaid (2013) The Challenges of Islamic Trade Finance in Promoting SMEs in IDB Member Countries, European Scientific Journal (ESJ), ISSN 1857-7881(Print) – ISSN: 1857–7431.

Salman Syed Ali (2013) State of Liquidity in Islamic Banks. Islamic Economic Studies 21 (No. 1), June.

Zelhuda Shamsuddin and Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2013) Agency Theory in Explaining Islamic Financial Contracts. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research 15 (4): 530-545.

Wan Norsyakila Wan Kamarudin and Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2013) Profit sharing and loss bearing in financial intermediation theory. Investment Management and Financial Innovations 10 (no.2): 184-192.

Karmila Hanim Kamil, Abdul Ghafar Ismail and Shahida Shahimi (2013) Use of the Analytic Hierarchy Process to Derive Priorities in the Management of Assets and liabilities in Accordance with Islamic Banking Objectives. Malaysian Management Review 48 (no. 2): 39-52.

Masturah Ma'in and Abdul Ghafar Ismail (2013) Investment and Financial System Design for Firms in Malaysia. Journal of Economic Cooperation and Development 34 (no. 1): 19-46

Abdul Ghafar Ismail, Bayu Taufiq Possumah and Mohd. Akil Mohd Ali (2013) What you Sell is What You Lend? Explaining Riba in Loan Contract. European Journal of Law and Economic, July: 1-19

Abul Bashar Bhuiyan, Chamhuri Siwar, Abdul Ghafar Ismail and Tareq Hossain (2013) Microcredit Impact on Children Education and Women Empowerment: A Review Experience of Grameen Bank Microfinance Schemes in Bangladesh. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology, 5(1): 66-71.

Bayu Taufik Possumah, Abdul Ghafar Ismail and Shahida Shahimi (2013) Bringing work back in Islamic ethics. Journal of Business Ethics, 113, no. 2 (January): 257-270.

Abdul Ghafar Ismail and Bayu Taufiq Possumah (2013) Theoretical Model for Zakat-Based Islamic Microfinance Institutions in Reducing Poverty. International Research Journal of Finance and Economic, 103 (January): 136-150. ISSN: 1450-2887 (Indexed in EconLit, ProQuest, Ebsco)

Khawla Bourkhis and Mahmoud Sami Nabi (2013) Islamic and Conventional Banks' Soundness during the 2007-2008 Financial Crisis.  Review of Financial Economics, Volume 22, Issue 2, pages 68-77


Salman Syed Ali (2012), "Islamic Banking in the MENA Region" Islamic Economic Studies, Vol 20, No. 1, June.

Mahmoud Sami Nabi  (2012) "Dual Banking and Financial Stability," Islamic Economic Studies, Volume 20, Issue 2 (December).


Abd elrahman Elzahi Saaid, (2010), The Implication of Islamic Banks Market Structures for Risk and Financial Stability, July, Published by IRTI.

Abd elrahman Elzahi Saaid  (2013), The Impact of Credit Risk Transfer on Islamic Banks' Lending Behavior and Financial Stability, Published by IRTI.

Yusuf M. Bashir, Nasim Shah Shirazi and Gairuzazm Mat Ghani (2013), The Impact of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund on Poverty in Pakistan: An Empirical Analysis. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research 13 (10): 1335-1344.

Naiya, I. I and Abdul Manap, T. A. (2013), "Structural Transformation, Poverty and Inequality in Nigeria: An ARDL Bound Testing Technique , International Journal of Economic and Finance 5(4): 141-152.

Izhar, Hylmun and Hassan, Zakaria S. Ali. (2013). "Applying Core Principles of Risk Management in Islamic Banks' Operational Risk Analysis. Afro EuroAsian Studies: Special Issue in Islamic Finance. ​