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Case Study: Activating Waqf for Sustainable Development: Awqaf Properties Investment Fund (APIF)

Waqf, in plural awqaf, is defined as a perpetual endowment. It is an Islamic charitable endowment and an essential component of Islamic social finance. Creating a waqf involves setting aside certain…

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Investment-Based Contracts in Islamic Finance: Wakala

Wakala is a contract where a party, as principal authorizes another party as his agent to perform a particular task on matters that may be delegated, with or without imposition of a fee. This video…

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Development enhancing investments

The chapter focuses on the role of investments in institutions and infrastructure in improving rural livelihoods and standards of living. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Lise Johnson | 2018 Apr. 12

Lise Johnson answers learners' questions on international investment law and extractive treaties. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Sophie Thomashausen | 2016 Apr. 14

Sophie Thomashausen, a legal researcher at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, answers questions on investing, shared use of infrastructure, integrated corridor approaches, and the topics…

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Q&A: How do we make sure industrialization benefits the many not just investors?

How do we make sure industrialization benefits the many not just investors? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Political Tripod and Authorizing Environment

in this chapter, Paul Collier looks at the politics of how the economic decision chain, from the discovery process of natural resources to domestic investments. He claims that these decisions depend…

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Policy Responses: Savings, Spending, Public Debt, and Earmarking

In this chapter, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam discusses policy responses to the challenges of extractive resources revenues. He outlines policy responses to address the issues that arise, including optimal…

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The Intertemporal Budget Constraint of a Country

In this chapter, Professor Sachs talks about the longer-term implications of capital flows. The current account balance gives a snapshot of how a country is acting at any moment in time. In order to…

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Investment

This chapter focuses on investment decisions made by businesses, and how these are affected by market conditions such as the interest rate. Investment is the key to building the stock of capital in…

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Capital Markets and the SDGs

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses some of the issues of private capital financing of the SDGs, as well as the promising aspects of private capital markets to cover the investments of the…

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