ISLAMIC LAW IN THE NEWS "The UN experts demanded an immediate cessation of public floggings and execution while reminding the Afghan government of the countryâ€™s standing as a state party to both the Convention against Torture and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights." "The Afghan government on Tuesday barred women from attending private … Continue reading Islamic Law in the News Roundup
Islam and Data Science Roundup
A list of scholarship, surveys, statistical studies, and other material that employ data science on any matter pertaining to Islam and Islamic law
In “Islamic finance in Kazakhstan: the view of experts” (Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research, January 12, 2023), Almira Z. Nagimova (Kazan Federal University), “using the qualitative method of in-depth expert interviews with nine Islamic finance professionals representing Islamic banks, ijarah companies, funds and development institutions in Kazakhstan who occupy senior positions (directors, managers,… CONTINUE READING
In “Factor Affecting Employee Motivation to Increase Performance of Sharia Bank in Indonesia on Islamic Perspective” (Aptisi Transactions on Management 7, no. 2 (2023)), Muhammad Afif (Islamic Economic Finance, Trisakti) and others, conducting quantitative research on “200 employees of Islamic banks in Indonesia as representatives of 14 Sharia Commercial Banks (BUS) and 20 Sharia Business… CONTINUE READING
In “ESG Scores and Islamic Banks: An Observation and Call to Action” (in Research on Islamic Business Concepts, 2021, available online January 1, 2023) Ahmed Tarabishi (American University of Sharjah, UAE) and others “provide preliminary evidence indicating that Islamic bank performance in environmental and social attributes are weaker than conventional banks, and issue a call… CONTINUE READING
In “Analysis of the Implementation of Sharia Compliance on Buddhist Employees in Increasing Sharia Banking Capacity at Islamic Bank” (Indonesian Journal of Islamic Studies (2022)) Fathiya Kada-Sae and Fitri Nur Latifah (Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo), using qualitative research methods including interviews, discuss their “research on sharia compliance with Buddhist employees who work at the Islamic Bank… CONTINUE READING
In “Utilization Of Google Class Room In Islamic Religious Education Subjects At Smp Rahmat Islamiyah Medan” (International Journal Reglement & Society 3, no. 2 (2022)), Hasrian Rudi Setiawan and Mayurida Mayurida, using “interviews, observation and documentation studies,” document how the use of Google Clasroom can be integrated into the teaching of Islam and Islamic law.
“According toÂ the 2022 Illinois Muslims Report, 94 percent of Muslims in Illinois observe halal guidelines, and Illinois has the largest per capita population of Muslims in the U.S. The report found that 39 percent of Muslim respondents with school-age children, along with 32 percent of students enrolled in college, lack access to halal food at… CONTINUE READING
In “Attitude and Islamic banking adoption: moderating effects of pricing of conventional bank products and social influence” (Journal of Islamic Accounting and Business Research 13, no. 3 (2022)), Rachel Mindra and others aim “to establish the relationship between attitude and the intention to adopt Islamic banking in a Christian-dominated country and whether such a relationship… CONTINUE READING
In “The Efficiency of Islamic General Insurance Using Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA)” (International Journal of Islamic Business and Management Review 2, no. 1), Novi Puspitasari and Laili Fauziyah (University of Jember) “analyze the efficiency level of sharia general insurance in Indonesia” by using data from eight insurance companies for the years 2015-2020.
In “Determinants of efficiency of Indonesian Islamic rural banks” (Decision Science Letters 11, no. 4 (2022)), Endri Endri and others evaluate the efficiency of Islamic Rural Banks (BPRS) through data gathered from bank financial reports across an eight-year period.