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IsDB’s New Development Model

The IsDB has adopted a new development model towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This model shifted the approach from treating the symptoms of poverty to tackling the root…

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An Introduction to Sukuk

Sukuk, is one of the most important Islamic capital market instruments. According to the Shariah Standards published by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions,…

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Financing Infrastructure

The Islamic financial sector financing infrastructure projects would comply with its ideological standing as these projects are real assets and benefit the community at large. Even though Islamic…

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Emergence of the Islamic Finance Industry Part I

Over the last forty years, the Islamic finance industry has advanced from a niche market to a global sector. The institutional development of Islamic banking has followed three phases: the emergence…

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Conversation with Mariana Mazzucato, Mission Economy

This conversation with Professor Mariana Mazzucato, took place on April 26, 2021, as part of the Book Club with Jeffrey Sachs. They discussed Prof. Mazzucato's new book Mission Economy: A…

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Economic Development an Environmental Degradation

Brief review of Korea’s economic growth and development experience. This module is a 4-chapter series overviewing Korea’s rapid economic development experiences through the simultaneous…

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Finance and the Real Economy

In the sixth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger differentiates finance from the real economy, and argues for a completely new way of thinking about the…

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Labor and capital

In the fifth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger argues that a truly progressive approach to the economy requires a change in the relation of labor to capital…

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The New Dilemma of Development

In the third video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger explains that traditional means of promoting economic development—industrialization via mass market…

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The Knowledge Economy and Its Future

In the fourth video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger outlines the characteristics of the knowledge economy and discusses what production processes must change in…

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The Scope of a Progressive Program

In the second video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger lays out the three axis points of his progressive alternative: democratization of the market economy,…

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Thinking about Alternatives

In the first video of his series Freedom Now: The Economic and Political Alternative, philosopher Roberto Mangabeira Unger argues that traditional progressive politics do not go far enough in their…

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The Moral and Practical Limits of Global Capitalism

The topic of this video is the practical and moral flaws of the global economy. Learn about the good, the bad, and the ugly of how our global economy is creating new opportunities while perpetuating…

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Sustainable Development: The Post-Capitalist Order - Trailer

Sustainable development represents a shift from our current system of inequitable capitalism to one that prioritizes prosperity for all, while remaining conscious of its environmental impact and…

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Universal Access to Education

In this chapter, Professor Jeffrey Sachs elaborates on a crucial SDG: SDG number 4, which calls for universal access to quality education for all. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Gender

This chapter examines the inequality between men and women, boys and girls, around the world. An inequality that afflicts virtually every society that is antiquated, that is being overcome, but in…

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