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Integration of Waqf into Innovative Financial Products

There are some contemporary innovative financial products that have been linked with waqf, such as the cash waqf linked Sukuk issued by the Government of Indonesia and the Waqf unit trust which is…

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Conversation with Casey Michel, American Kleptocracy

Jeffrey Sachs speaks with journalist Casey Michel, author of American Kleptocracy: How the U.S. Created the World's Greatest Money Laundering Scheme in History. Jeffrey Sachs and Casey…

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Q&A | Mark Moody-Stuart | 2017 Mar. 1

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart answers questions on community relationships, human rights, company responsibility on influencing governments, the resource curse, and the role of aid money in the extractive…

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Corruption and Politics Today

All of our aspirations for sustainable development depend on good governance. Good governance is vital so that government provides the public investments and the public services that underpin…

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Money Demand

This chapter focuses on why people demand money. Individuals and firms demand money to make transactions. The inventory approach to money demand, from Baumol and Tobin, says that families can…

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"Money vs. Barter" History and Concepts

This module covers money and central banking, and looks at how a barter economy differs from a monetary economy. The financial crisis of 2008 is explained in order to examine the use of an array of…

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The Central Bank and New Approaches to Monetary Policy

This video focuses on central bank and monetary policy, and specifically how central banking has evolved in recent years. Most banks aim to control interest rates rather than a monetary aggregate.…

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Money Supply and the Role of the Central Bank

This chapter discusses the money supply process by the central bank. In most countries, the short-term interest rate is used as the instrument of monetary policy. There are three operations of a…

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Development Assistance

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses the somewhat-controversial topic of development aid, which is central to SDG 17. He analyzes the aid commitment targets of many developed countries, as well…

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The Role of Innovation to Reduce Emissions

This chapter profiles a number of initiatives focused on innovation for energy and they connect to investment and policy. One is Mission Innovation, which includes 20 countries committed to investing…

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