Zakat as a practice of Pancasila values

by : Fadhil Akbar Purnama and Khairul Fuady Zakah is the charitable practice of Islamic almsgiving. It is the third pillars of faith in Islam that emphasises the socio-economic development of human well-being. This practice is a form of financial worship to express gratitude for the material grace of Allah SWT. The objective of zakah

Digitalizing Zakat is More Relevant Now

Based on the World Giving Index 2016, Indonesia is the seventh most generous country in the world. About three out of four Indonesians say that they donated money in the last month prior to the interview, while only 63 percent of US and 69 percent of UK citizens said they did the same thing. On

Strengthening the Domestic Halal Industry

By Randi Swandaru MSc Student in Islamic Finance and Management – Durham University, United Kingdom Based on the latest Global Islamic Economy Score, as the largest Muslim country in the world, Indonesia’s halal industry is still far left behind compared to other Moslem countries. With $154.9 billion of halal food market; $5.5 billion of halal

Menanti Gebrakan KNKS

oleh : Fadhil Akbar Purnama Mahasiswa Pascasarjana bidang Keuangan Syariah pada Durham University Business School, UK Tahun ini akan tercatat sebagai salah satu tonggak penting bagi sejarah perkembangan keuangan syariah di Indonesia. Setelah melalui pembahasan yang cukup panjang, Komite Nasional Keuangan Syariah (KNKS) akhirnya resmi dibentuk oleh Presiden Joko “Jokowi” Widodo berdasarkan Keputusan Presiden (Keppres)

Bank Wakaf Ventura dan Pemberdayaan UMKM

oleh : Fadhil Akbar Purnama Mahasiswa Pascasarjana bidang Keuangan Syariah pada Durham University, UK   Pemerintah terlihat semakin serius untuk mengembangkan industri keuangan syariah di Indonesia. Salah satu potensi yang saat ini sedang dilirik adalah wakaf. Hal ini dikarenakan potensi wakaf di Indonesia sangat besar, namun belum memberikan hasil yang maksimal terhadap peningkatan ekonomi nasional.

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Sharia banking: Supporting establishment of KNKS

by : Fadhil Akbar Purnama This has been a remarkable year for the development of Islamic finance in Indonesia. In early March, Indonesia hosted an Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit. After an interval of five months, Indonesia become the host of the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum. There has also been a great close

Economic Literacy and Education in Indonesia

It is interesting to listen back to former President of US, Bill Clinton’s speech on the fundraising luncheon in Springdale, Arkansas, six months a go. “”The mess we got into in this country is that people didn’t have enough economic literacy, Economics is a must for American”. There are a lot of researches analyse why

Matinya Konglomerasi

Apa yang disuguhkan kepada kita beberapa hari lampau adalah satu pertanda shifting effect, dua atau lebih tren yang bertabrakan, yang tidak mungkin salah satunya bertindak sebagai eksekutor untuk menandakan kematian tren yang lainnya, untuk berjalan paralel salah satunya harus melakukan change. Jika kita mencoba membreakdown permasalahan antara taksi bluebird, ekspress dengan taksi aplikasi Uber, Grabtaxi,

MES-UK Welcome All Expertise Background to Join Involve in Islamic Economy

oleh: Arif Abdullah A Birmingham 13/05/2015, as further internal discussion in MES-UK Executive Commitee, one of main focus is how to strengthen practicality of Islamic Economy in sector real, so there will be mutual benefit between the current islamic economy platform with the prospective economy market. This sector real experts need more familiar with current Islamic Economy platform

MES UK paska transisi: diantara eksistensi dan perjuangan membumikan ekonomi Syari’ah

oleh Banjaran Surya Indrastomo* Chief of Research Committee, PhD Student in Islamic Economic & Finance, Durham University Semenjak berdirinya pada hari Senin, tanggal 1 Muharram 1422 H atau tanggal 26 Maret 2001, perwakilan Masyarakat Ekonomi Syariah UK telah mengalami beberapa kali pergantian kepengurusan. Pada awalnya, MES UK didirikan dan dideklarasikan atas prakarsa ’founding fathers’ seperti ekonom