What We Do ? |
Who We Are ?
Nature of Research
Research at the IRTI covers basic and applied with a view to developing models and methods for the application of
Sharia in the fields of economics, banking and finance. The salient features of the research are to: expand the frontiers of Islamic economics and finance as a discipline through knowledge creation and sharing; encourage networking of professionals from within and outside the IDB Group by conducting
policy roundtable discussion; preparing
policy papers that can promote policy dialogue and; promote and develop teaching material and packages.
The mechanisms and instruments of implementation are that are related to research include:
Conferences and Seminars;
Thematic Workshop and Policy Roundtable Discussion;
Books/Chapters in Books/Proceedings;
Islamic Economic Studies (IRTI Journal in English, Arabic and French Languages);
Eminent Scholar Lecture Series; and any other works.
The IRTI's research reflects the breadth and depth of our concerns in Islamic economics and finance, all directed toward the IDB wants to be known as a multi-lateral development financial institution based on
Sharia principles (IDB's vision). One of the possibly unique features of the research division is the wide range of Islamic economics and finance issues in the program. Research is conducted both within and across several thematic themes, in collaboration with researchers in other parts of the IDB, with colleagues in universities and research institutions throughout the world, and collaborators in almost all the member countries in which the division's work is focused.
The themes are divided into the following clusters:
Islamic Financial Institutions and Financial Sector Development
Islamic financial products development
Financial Stability and Risk Management
Economic development in OIC member countries
Human development in light of
Maqasid Al Sharia
Who we are ?
Research team members of the Research Division in IRTI are: