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Islamic Social Finance Instruments - Waqf

Waqf is a religious endowment or trust, or in other words, a voluntary and irrevocable dedication of one’s wealth or a portion of it, in cash or in kind, and its disbursement for the…

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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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Zakat as a Socio-Financial Tool

Zakat as a socio-financial tool is used to circulate the wealth in the society from rich to poor. By disbursing zakat to the needy and poor, zakat helps create a caring society where poverty can be…

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Introducing Islamic Microfinance and Islamic Crowdfunding

From an Islamic perspective, human beings are not the real owners of wealth or resources, but their role is that of a trustee, appointed by the creator. Therefore, humans are obliged to use resources…

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Q&A | Nicolas Maennling | 2019 Jul. 12

Nicolas Maennling answers questions about the policies necessary for the sustainable management of natural resource wealth. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Elizabeth McGrath | 2018 Nov. 6

Elizabeth McGrath answers question about how countries translate natural resource wealth into sustainable development outcomes. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Race and financial inequality

Systemic racism has contributed to the persistence of race-based gaps that manifest in many different economic indicators. The starkest divides are in measures of household wealth, reflecting…

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Introducing well-being

From Carol Graham, one of the first economists to start thinking about happiness and wellbeing as part of science, learn about happiness and its complex connection to our health, relationships and…

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Internationalization and Structural Adjustment by Democratic Governments

Internationalization & Reform: YS Kim (1993~97) and DJ Kim (1998~2002) Governments. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Lessons from South Korean Experiences

Summary of some of the major lessons of Korea's unique trajectory from one of the world's poorest countries to one of the world's richest countries with the 10 major lessons of…

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Link between Employment, Work, Income and Wealth

What is the link between employment, work, and wealth? This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Andrew Bauer | 2017 Apr. 12

Andrew Bauer from the Natural Resource Governance Institute answers questions about revenue management and sovereign wealth funds. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Class and Intergenerational Privileges

This chapter discusses the way that wealth and inequality is perpetuated across generations and how class inequalities are reproduced across generations. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Challenges and Opportunities of Oil, Gas, and Mining

Jeffrey Sachs notes that it is, on the whole, good to have mineral resources or coal, oil, or gas resources as major inputs to the economy; major inputs to economic development to countries that are…

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The Basic Theory of Business Investment

This chapter talks about business capital and business decisions, specifically profit-oriented investment. Investment decisions are evaluated on a basic condition, which is whether the investment…

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The Costs of Inflation

This chapter discusses the cost of inflation, through both expected and unexpected inflation. Inflation is a tax over the money balance that agents hold. Professor Larraín touches upon terms…

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