Staff Directory


Muhammad Irwan Bin Ariffin

Academic Qualification

  • Ph.D in Economics - Doctor of Philosophy, Carleton University
  • Master of Arts (Economics) - Masters Degree, Carleton University, Ottawa
  • Islamic Revealed Knowledge - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Finance - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Muhammad Irwan Bin Ariffin (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES

Other's position:

Deputy Director, Academic Management and Admissions Division


irwan@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Muhammad Irwan Ariffin was conferred the double-degree Bachelor of Economics (Honours) and Bachelor of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Honours) by IIUM in 2004. He received the Best Student in Economics (Academic) Award during his convocation. Upon graduation, he joined the Department of Economics, IIUM, as an Assistant Lecturer. He went to pursue his M.A. and Ph.D in Economics at Carleton University, Canada, from 2006 to 2014 under the financial sponsorship of the Ministry of Education of the Government of Malaysia and IIUM. During this time, he was a teaching assistant and received several awards from Carleton University due to his excellent academic performance. In 2012, the Royal Commonwealth Society of Ottawa awarded him the Arnold Smith Commonwealth Scholarship for being the best student from a Commonwealth country.
Since February 2015 Dr. Irwan has been an Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Islamic Economics, IIUM.


Professional Membership


  • 2017 - 2017: Member of Profesional Body / Association: (Affiliate Researcher), CENTRIS IIUM


Teaching Responsibilities


BUSINESS ECONOMICS 2020/2021
BUSINESS MATHEMATICS 2019/2020 2017/2018 2008/2009
ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
FIQH FOR ECONOMIST II 2019/2020 2018/2019
FIQH FOR ECONOMISTS I 2018/2019 2017/2018
FOUNDATION OF ISLAMIC ECONOMICS 2021/2022 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS I 2020/2021 2015/2016
MACROECONOMIC THEORY 2020/2021 2018/2019 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
MALAYSIAN ECONOMY 2021/2022
MICROECONOMICS 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
MONEY AND BANKING 2008/2009
OBJECTIVES OF SHARI'AH 2017/2018 2016/2017
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 2008/2009
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS 2021/2022 2020/2021
PUBLIC FINANCE 2021/2022 2020/2021
STATISTICAL METHODS 2014/2015 2008/2009


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2019 Debt and Indebtness in the Hadith Literature: The Severity, Rights and Responsibilities
2015 - 2019 Acquirement of Consumer Perception on the Ethicality and Islamicness of Islamic Finance Products and Services
2015 - 2019 Principle of Economics in Sahih Al Bukhari
2013 - 2022 Socio Economic Impact of Shari'ah Compliant Hospitality and Services on Malaysia and Muslim Communities
On-Going
2021 - Present Partnership for SDG Finance - Undertaking Development Finance Assessment and SDG Budgeting & Costing
2019 - Present DEVELOPING A CIRCULAR ECONOMIC MODEL BASED MAQASID AL-SHARIAH FRAMEWORK FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
2019 - Present Review of Influential Works in Islamic Economics


Publications


Article

2022 Economic concepts and ideas of Al-Bukhārī: an analysis of the book of sales in Ṣaḥīḥ Al-Bukhārī. The Journal of Muamalat and Islamic Finance Research, 19 (1) pp. 1-20
2022 Economic impacts of illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing activities on artisanal fishing in Somalia. Journal of Somali Studies : Research on Somalia and the Greater Horn of African Countries, 9 (1) pp. 33-49
2021 Covid-19 pandemic and addressing digital divide in Malaysia. Journal of Information Systems and Digital Technologies, 3 (2) pp. 29-49
2021 Economic impact of maritime piracy on Artisanal fishermen in Somalia. Empirical Economic Letters, 20 (6) pp. 1107-1118
2021 Fertility and female labor force participation in Asian countries; panel ARDL approach. Jurnal Ekonomi & Studi Pembangunan, 22 (2) pp. 272-288
2021 Transmission channels and indirect effects in the relationship between institutions and environmental degradation in Sub-Saharan Africa. International Journal of Green Economics, 15 (4) pp. 335-358
2020 From Islamic input in Medical Program to Islamic medical practice: the journey from Kulliyyah of Medicine to IIUM Medical Centre. IIUM Medical Journal Malaysia, 19 (1) pp. 121-124
2020 The paradox between shoe diagram and sound mind. Islamic Renaissance Front (IRF), () pp.
2019 China-U.S. trade war a chance for Muslim countries to benefit. New Straits Times, () pp. 18
2018 Does domestic credit of the banking sector promote economic growth? Evidence from Bangladesh. International Journal of Islamic Business, 3 (1) pp. 33-55
2018 IIUM a different type of university. The Star, () pp. 1-2
2018 Malaysia's tourism demand: A gravity model approach=Permintaan pelancongan di Malaysia: Pendekatan model graviti. Journal of Business and Social Development, 6 (1) pp. 39-50
2018 Malaysia’s tourism demand: A gravity model approach= Permintaan pelancongan di malaysia: pendekatan model graviti. Journal of Business and Social Development, 6 (1) pp. 39-50
2018 More significant role for Jakim. The Star Online, () pp.
2018 Waqf fundraising management: a proposal for a sustainable finance of the Waqf institutions. Journal of Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance, 3 (Special Issue) pp. 201-234
2018 Zakat for poverty alleviation and income inequality reduction: West Java, Indonesia. Journal of Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance, 4 (1) pp. 85-100
2017 Rethinking Islamic economics and finance: paving the way forward. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 25 (2) pp. 153-171
2017 Shariah minds in Islamic finance: an inside story of a Shariah scholar, by Mohd Daud Bakar, Amanie Media, 2016, xl + 322 pp., ISBN 978-967-13789-0-8. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 25 (1) pp. 141-145
2017 The comparison between consumption and production-based zakat distribution programs for poverty alleviation and income inequality reduction. International Journal of Zakat, 2 (2) pp. 11-28
2016 Early Islam and the birth of capitalism by Benedikt Koehler, Lexington Books, 2014, vi + 231 pp., ISBN 978-0-7391-9745-5. International Journal of Economics, Management and Accounting, 24 (1) pp. 129-133
2016 Heaven’s bankers: inside the hidden world of Islamic finance, by Harris Irfan, The Overlook Press, 2015, xx + 347 pp., ISBN 978-1-4683-1047-4. Amity Journal of Economics, 1 (2) pp. 110-114
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Mercy to the worlds. In: IIUM Library Ibadah Camp 2020,
2020 Respect. In: IIUM Library Ibadah Camp 2020,
2019 Maqasid al-Shariah and humanizing education. In: National Education Philosophy - Department of Accounting Staff Development Program 1/2019,
2019 Maqasid Al-Shariah and sustainable development. In: Islamic Economics Training Camp 2019,
2019 Teaching of heritage in Islamic economics program at International Islamic University Malaysia. In: Workshop on Islamic Economics Curriculum and Related Disciplines,
2018 Efficiency evaluation: the case of tourism industry in Malaysia. In: International Business and Economic Conference Kedah (IBecK2018),
2018 Indebtedness among young Muslims in Malaysia: review of the extant literature. In: 3rd International Social Science Conference, Islamic Thought and Understanding (ISSCITU) 2018,
2018 Maqasid Al-shariah dan strategi penjagaan pesakit. In: Islamic Jurisprudence in Medicine Seminar,
2018 Teaching macroeconomics from Islamic perspective. In: Workshop on ‘Teaching of Islamic Economics" International Islamic University Malaysia,
2017 Evolution of rural communities through homestay programs: A case study of Banghuris Homestay. In: 4th International Conference On Rural Development And Entrepreneurship (ICORE2017),
2017 Malaysia’s tourism demand: gravity model approach. In: Global Tourism Conference (GTC) 2017,
2017 Maqasid Al-Shariah dan aplikasinya dalam perubatan. In: Islamic Medical Association of Malaysia (IMAM) 19th Annual Scientific Conference 2017,
2017 Teaching Islamic heritage at Department of Economics, Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, IIUM. In: Workshop on Islamic Economics, Management and Accounting Curriculum (WIEMAC) 2017,
2017 The impact of currency fluctuations on palm oil exports. In: MPOB International Palm Oil Congress (PIPOC) 2017: Global Economics and Marketing (GEM) Conference,
2017 The role of zakat for poverty alleviation and income inequality reduction. In: 3rd International Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance Conference (IIMEFC),
2017 Waqf fundraising management: a proposal for a sustainable finance of the Waqf institutions. In: 3rd International Islamic Monetary Economics and Finance (IIMEFC) 2017,
2016 Individual decision making: preference and choice. In: International Workshop on Fundamental Concepts of Islamic Economics: Concept of Consumption in Islamic Perspective,
2015 Teaching macroeconomics from Islamic perspective: The case of IIUM postgraduate students. In: 4th Workshop on Islamic Economics Curriculum: Teaching of Macroeconomics from the Islamic Perspectives in Southeast Asian Universities,
2005 Towards the expediency and leniency of Islamic finance through Islamic micro credit financing. In: Seminar Ekonomi dan Kewangan Islam (SEKI'05),
Book

2018 Islamic economics: principles & analysis. International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), ISBN: 978-967-16568-2-2
Book Section

2021 Sejahtera heart and spirituality: lessons from selected hadiths. In: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-2621-92-8, pp. 68-81
2021 Sejahtera heart and spirituality: lessons from selected hadiths. In: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-2621-92-8, pp. 68-81
2021 Sejahtera leadership: an Islamic economics reflection based on Verse 165 of Surah Al-An'am. In: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-2621-94-2, pp. 10-21
2021 Sejahtera leadership: an Islamic economics reflection based on Verse 165 of Surah Al-An'am. In: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-2621-94-2, pp. 10-21
2021 The Importance of Incentives to Sustain Voluntary Projects. In: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-26219-1-1, pp. 119-129
2021 The Importance of Incentives to Sustain Voluntary Projects. In: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-26219-1-1, pp. 119-129
2018 Indebtedness among young Muslims in Malaysia: review of the extant literature. In: IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-491-008-2, pp. 337-357
2009 Ke arah pembangunan ekonomi seimbang dan komprehensif: falsafah dan cabaran. In: Yayasan Ilmuwan, ISBN: 9789834437213, pp. 203-231
2007 Towards the realization of divine objectives and moral principles in Islamic finance. In: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press, ISBN: 978-983-3455-82-9, pp. 21-42