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Islamic Social Finance and Humanitarian Assistance

Islamic social finance refers to the provision of financial services to vulnerable members of society in a manner that follows Islamic law so as to promote socio-economic welfare. Islamic social…

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Islamic Social Finance Instruments: Zakat

Zakat, most broadly, is a type of almsgiving which is a must to pay for every Muslim who has wealth beyond a certain threshold. It is defined as an Islamic tax on wealth, and those who reach a…

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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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Implementing SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

SDG 16 seeks to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. One…

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Introducing SDG 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions

SDG 16 seeks to promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels. The…

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The Saemaul Movement and Cooperatives

Role of Cooperatives in the Saemaul Movement. They had leading roles in modernizing the distribution of agricultural products and in raising the income of its members. This video is licensed under…

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Education for All: Expansion of Opportunity

How are opportunities expanded through education? In 1971, Korea adopted the Education Grant Act, which automatically linked a certain percentage of national tax revenue to the education budget. To…

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Taxation and Inequality

In the seventh video of Roberto Mangabeira Unger's Freedom Now series, Professor Unger calls for transformation in the the innovation of the market order, and outlines his vision for a…

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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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Urban Public Finance and Taxation

This video is part of Module 2: What makes a city function? This includes public expenditure and taxation, incentives and regulation. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Taming Corporate Greed: Company Law, Unions, Co-Determination

This chapter looks at the nature of the corporation, looking at the difference between the corporation in today's global capitalism and in sustainable development. This video is licensed under…

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Resource-for-Infrastructure Deals

In this chapter, Havard Halland asks what a cash-constrained, resource-rich country should do if it needs infrastructure but can not pay for it out of current tax revenues and does not have credit to…

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Fiscal Instruments II: Contract-based Systems

In this chapter, Matthew Genasci discusses contract-based systems, including both production sharing arrangements and service contracts, in comparison to royalty tax systems. He explains service…

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Resource Economics and Fiscal Regime Principles

This chapter profiles key concepts and challenges in government design and negotiation of extractive sector fiscal regimes, as well as investor economics. A fundamental objective of a fiscal regime…

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Fiscal Instruments I: Royalty Tax Systems

The three categories of royalty tax regime charges are fixed fees, per-unit charges, and shares of measured profits. Fixed fees are not dependent on other factors, while the others are. These charge…

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The decision chain of natural resource management: Part I

Discovery of natural resources is difficult; this is evidenced by the fact that in the typical poor country, if we look at how many resources it had discovered per square kilometer and compare that…

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