To promote and contribute to the development process of Islamic Finance by providing a platform for new perspectives and themes through regular research publications with a view to imparting top-quality accredited and recognized Islamic Finance knowledge and education.
To nurture Islamic Finance and provide the industry with an intellectual arm through research and education by scholars on board for the development of new concepts, institutions, instruments and trained practitioners and to strengthen the relationship of Islamic Finance sector with mass media, general public, regulators, academia and other markets.
About Journal of Islamic Banking & Finance
The Journal of Islamic Banking & Finance (JIBF) provides a forum for researchers in Islamic Banking and Finance, wishing to share their expertise with a vast intelligentsia in the form of articles, research papers, discussion papers and book reviews. Major areas of interest for the journal include:
(i) Theoretical issues in banking and financial industry specially from Islamic perspective;
(ii) Empirical studies about Islamic banking and financial institutions;
(iii) Survey studies on issues in Islamic banking and finance;
(iv) Analytical studies of applied Islamic banking;
(v) Comparative studies on Islamic and conventional banking systems; and
(vi) Short communications and interviews investigating the perceptions of leading bankers and financial experts as well as policy makers.
The Journal is published on “No Profit No Loss” basis. The Journal is not a commercial enterprise and only published as a missionary venture despite the recent abnormal upsurge in prices for printing and postal charges. While this is a low priced publication, the subscription amount goes to support efforts in the field of Islamic finance.