Staff Directory


Mohamed Aslam Bin Mohamed Haneef

Academic Qualification

  • Intellectual Parameters of Contemporary Islamic Economic Thought - Doctor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia, Norwich
  • Economics (Econs) - Masters Degree, Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • Bachelor of Economics (Honours) - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Mohamed Aslam Bin Mohamed Haneef (Prof. Dr.)

Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT SCIENCES


mdaslam@iium.edu.my
4606


Expert Profile


Professor Dr. Mohamed Aslam Mohamed Haneef, is currently attached to the Department of Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). His Ph.D thesis entitled "Intellectual Parameters of Contemporary Islamic Economic Thought and Policy" won the Ismail Faruqi Award for Academic Excellence in IIUM (1996). He teaches Economics and Islamic Economics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including to MBA students. He was Head of the Economics Department, IIUM from June 1996-September 1999, Fulbright visiting scholar at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University, USA from September-October 1996 and held a Commonwealth Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (1999-2000).
He has published books and articles and conducted research in various areas of Economics, Development Studies and Islamic Economics. His current research interests are in socio-economic impact of awqaf and Islamic Economics and Finance Human Capital Development. He is also actively involved in numerous public and private executive training programmes, specializing in Islamic economics and contemporary development issues. He was the Editorial Board member for IIUM's Journal of Economics and Management Sciences from 1997-2010 and its Chief Editor from July 2005- December 2008. In addition, he has also been the Editorial Board member of Intellectual Discourse since July 2008. He is also appointed as the Executive Committee Member, International Association for Islamic Economics (IAIE), 2012-2014. He has held other posts in IIUM which includes President, Academic Staff Association and is currently the Director of the Centre for Islamic Economics, IIUM.


Teaching Responsibilities


ASSHARI'AH, ECONOMICS AND SOCIETY 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007
ASSHARIAH, ECONOMICS AND SOCIETY 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002 2004/2005 2005/2006
BUSINESS ECONOMICS 2004/2005 2001/2002 2003/2004 2000/2001
COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION 2013/2014
ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS 1999/2000
FOUNDATION OF ISLAMIC ECONOMICS 1994/1995 2007/2008 2011/2012 2002/2003 2006/2007 1996/1997 1998/1999 2003/2004 2008/2009 1995/1996 2001/2002 2000/2001 2004/2005 2012/2013 2009/2010 1997/1998 2005/2006 2013/2014
HISTORY OF CONVENTIONAL ECON. THOUGHT 1995/1996
INTRODUCTORY ECONOMICS FOR ENGINEERING 1995/1996
ISLAMIC ECONOMICS 2011/2012 2012/2013 2015/2016 2014/2015 2008/2009 2009/2010 2016/2017 2017/2018 2006/2007 1998/1999 2020/2021 2019/2020 2013/2014 2005/2006 2010/2011 2018/2019
ISLAMIC ECONOMICS THOUGHT 1996/1997 2001/2002 2007/2008 2006/2007 2003/2004 2005/2006 2002/2003 2004/2005 1997/1998 1998/1999 2000/2001
ISSUES IN ISLAMIC ECONOMICS 2013/2014 2006/2007 2020/2021 2018/2019 2021/2022 2012/2013 2017/2018 2008/2009 2007/2008 2004/2005 2009/2010 2014/2015 2019/2020 2015/2016 2002/2003 2011/2012
MALAYSIAN ECONOMY 2016/2017 2004/2005 2021/2022 2005/2006 2020/2021 2013/2014 2019/2020 2014/2015 1998/1999 2017/2018 2018/2019 2001/2002 2003/2004 2015/2016
PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS 1995/1996 1994/1995


Research Projects


Completed
2018 - 2020 Foundation Of Islamic Economics
2014 - 2014 CIE-Thomson Reuters Survey Distribution and Data Entry Project
2014 - 2018 EPP7: Islamic Finance Education Cluster
2013 - 2017 The Role of Zakat And Waqf Insitutions in Enhancing Small and Medium Enterprises towards the Socio-Economic Development of Muslim Countries : Leveraging on Malaysia's Potentials
2013 - Islamic Economic Framework for Waqf: Lessons from History,Comparative Best Practices and Developing Contemporary Models
2013 - 2016 Exploring the Conceptual and Practical Dimensions of a 3 Sector Socio-Economic Transformation Model (3s SETM) for Malaysia
2012 - 2012 A Study on LAKIM (Lembaga Pemegang Amanah Kolej Islam Malaya) as Education Provider
2011 - 2016 Exploring the Conceptual & Practical Dimensions of A 3 Sector Socio-Economic Transformation Model
2011 - 2013 Analysis of Islamic Economic Literature in Leading Journals Since 1980
2011 - 2014 Challenges of Microfinance and the Prospects of Developing and Introducing an Islamic Micro-Investment Model in Nigeria
2010 - 2015 Developing A Malaysian Model of Reformed Islamic Religious Education, Based on the Integration of Science and Religion, for the Muslim World
2010 - 2011 General Survey of Potential Research in Studies on Zakat
2010 - 2011 General Survey of Potential Research Studies on Maqasid Al-Shari'ah and Its Application to Islamic Economics and Finance
2010 - 2011 General Survey of Potential Research in Awqaf Studies
2009 - 2013 Assessing Academic Department Efficiency at a Public University : the Case of the Kulliyyah of Economics & Management Science, International Islamic University Malaysia
2007 - 2008 Liberalization of Distribution Service: The Impact of Foreign Hyper-markets in Malaysia
2007 - 2012 The Foundations of Islamic Economics: The Ontological, Epistemological and Axiological Dimensions of the Discipline
2006 - 2011 Critical Survey of Islamization of Economics
On-Going
2020 - Present Constructing the Islamic Business Model for the i-Taajir IIUM - CIMB Islamic Entrepreneurship Pilot Project
2020 - Present Designing the Operational Procedures for the i-Taajir IIUM - CIMB Islamic Entrepreneurship Pilot Project
2020 - Present Developing the Concept and Structure for the IIUM - CIMB Islamic Entrepreneurship Pilot Project
2019 - Present Review of Influential Works in Islamic Economics
2018 - Present CIMB Islamic IIUM Entrepreneurship Programme
2017 - Present Identifying and Assessing the Financial Theories in the Period of Khulafa Al-Rashideen with Special Reference to Manuscript
2013 - Present Integration of Waqf and Islamic Microfinance for Poverty Alleviation in OIC Member Countries: Phase 2 Covering Pakistan, Sudan and Nigeria
2013 - Present Socio Economic Impact of Shari'ah Compliant Hospitality and Services on Malaysia and Muslim Communities
2013 - Present The Integrated Development Index (I-DEX): A New Comprehensive Approach to Measuring Human Development
2012 - Present The Impact of Islamic Banking and Finance in Malaysia
2011 - Present Integration of Waqf and Islamic Microfinance in OIC Member Countries: An Agenda for Poverty Alleviation
2011 - Present The Integrated Development Index (I-Dex): A New Comprehensive Approach to Measuring Human Development
2010 - Present Islamization of Human Knowledge Research Unit (IOHK)
2004 - Present Trade, Regulation and Policy Research Unit


Award & Recognition


16 Feb, 2002 Quality Research Award (Kulliyyah) - International Islamic University Malaysia Kulliyyah


Publications


Article

2019 Does doing good pay off? Social impact bonds and lessons for Islamic finance to serve the real economy. Islamic Economic Studies, 27 (1) pp. 23-37
2018 The possibility of using waqf to finance the Malaysian federal government's public expenditure. JATI-Journal of Southeast Asian Studies, 23 (2) pp. 89-106
2018 Waqf as a socio-economic institution. Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic Economics, 31 (2) pp. 71-78
2017 Communique 11th International Conference of Islamic Economics and Finance Report and Post Conference Agenda 11th ICIEF Rethinking Islamic Economics and Finance: Paving the Way Forward for Inclusive and Sustainable Development. Journal of King Abdulaziz University: Islamic. Economics, 30 (Special Issue) pp. 127-130
2017 Development of waqf in Indonesia: The SWOT analysis of Indonesia Waqf Board (BWI). Al-Infaq: Jurnal Ekonomi Islam, 8 (2) pp. 136-150
2017 Waqf-based social micro venture fund: a proposal for the Malay-muslim community in Singapore. Journal of King Abdulaziz University, Islamic Economics, 30 (1) pp. 37-60
2016 Third sector socio economic models: how waqf fits in?. Institutions and Economies, 8 (2) pp. 72-90
2015 A critical analysis of development indices. Australian Journal of Sustainable Business and Society, 1 (1) pp. 37-53
2015 Integration of waqf and islamic microfinance for poverty reduction: case of Pakistan. IRTI Working Paper Series , () pp.
2015 Integration of waqf-Islamic microfinance model for poverty reduction: the case of Bangladesh. International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management, 8 (2) pp. 246-270
2015 Introduction to Islamic Economics - Theory and Application (2015) by Hossein Askari, Zamir Iqbal and Abbas Mirakhor, Singapore:John Wiley & Sons . JKAU: Islamic Economics, 28 (02) pp. 269-275
2014 Integrated waqf based islamic microfinance model (IWIMM) for poverty alleviation in OIC member countries. Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research, 19 (2) pp. 286-298
2013 Entrepreneurial intention (EI) among undergraduate students in International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM): empirical evidence . Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 7 (12) pp. 184-191
2013 Integration of waqf and Islamic microfinance for poverty reduction: a survey in Kuala Selangor, Malaysia. Journal of Islamic Finance, 2 (2) pp. 1-16
2012 Theory appraisal in Islamic economic methodology: purposes and criteria. Humanomics, 28 (4) pp. 270-284
2011 Methodology of Islamic economics: overview of present state and future direction . International Journal of Economics, Management & Accounting , 19 (1) pp. 1-26
2011 The quest for better economics graduates: reviving the pluralist approach in the case of the International Islamic University Malaysia . International Journal of Pluralism and Economics Education, 2 (1) pp. 96-113
2009 Developing the ethical foundations of Islamic economics: benefitting from Toshihiko Izutsu. Intellectual Discourse, 17 (2) pp. 173-199
2009 Islamic Banking and Finance in the 21st century- Selected Issues in Human Capital Development. Islam and Civilisational Renewal, 1 (2) pp. 292-302
2008 Islam and the everyday world: public policy dilemmas. Edited by Sohrab Behdad and Farhad Nomani (Abingdon: Routledge, 2006), 240 pp. Price HB £70.00. ISBN 0–415–36823–5. Journal of Islamic Studies, 19 (2) pp. 291-294
2008 Islam and the everyday world: public policy dilemmas. Edited by Sohrab Behdad and Farhad Nomani (Abingdon: Routledge, 2006), 240 pp. Price HB £70.00. ISBN 0–415–36823–5. Journal of Islamic Studies, 19 (2) pp. 291-294
2004 Medieval Islamic economic thought: filling the ‘Great Gap’ in European economics. Edited by S. M. GHAZANFAR (London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003), 299 pp. Price HB £55.00. ISBN 0–415–29778–8. Journal of Islamic Studies, 15 (3) pp. 408-411
2004 Medieval Islamic economic thought: filling the ‘Great Gap’ in European economics. Edited by S. M. GHAZANFAR (London: RoutledgeCurzon, 2003), 299 pp. Price HB £55.00. ISBN 0–415–29778–8. Journal of Islamic Studies, 15 (3) pp. 408-411
2003 Religiosity and social problems in Malaysia. Intellectual Discourse, 11 (1) pp. 77-87
2002 Formation of desired values: the role of parents. International Journal of Social Economics, 29 (6) pp. 468-479
2002 Values and their relationship to social problems in Malaysia: an Islamic framework. American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, 19 (3) pp. 57-78
2001 Islam and economic development in Malaysia-a reappraisal. Journal of Islamic Studies, 12 (3) pp. 269-290
1997 Islam, the Islamic worldview and Islamic economics. IIUM Journal of Economics & Management, 5 (1) pp. 39-65
Conference or Workshop Item

2020 Critical success factors of implementing SRI sukuk for economic recovery post-Covid-19 pandemic. In: International Conference on Islamic Social Finance: Pandemic Crisis and Possible Solutions (ISFPCPS 2020),
2020 Old wine in a shariah-compliant bottle?: an empirical comparison of SRI sukuk, social impact bonds, and conventional bonds. In: 8th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (8th AICIF) 2020,
2019 Achieving the maqasid of Islamic finance through Social Impact Bonds (SIB) and Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) sukuk. In: Proceeding of 7th ASEAN Universities International Conference on Islamic Finance (AICIF) 2019,
2019 Critical success factors of implementing shari’ah-compliant social impact bonds in Malaysia: a survey of stakeholders. In: Social Outcomes Conference 2019,
2017 Challenges and opportunities in developing Islamic social finance. In: Launching of Centre for Islamic Social Finance Intelligence,
2017 Contemporary Islamic finance education: IOK, IF education and lessons from the Malaysian case. In: International Conference on Islamic Awakening (ICIA 2017),
2017 Critical review of Islamic economics - literature and human resource: are we moving together?. In: 2nd International Conference on Islamic Economics and Financial Inclusion ((ICIEFI II),
2017 Islamization, Islamic economics and Islamic banking and finance: how to make them viable solutions. In: Riba’ Awareness Series Forum" Talk Series,
2017 Malaysia Islamic Finance Education Report (MIFER). In: Tiefer Round Table 2017,
2016 Investment practices of endowment funds in higher education: lessons for the developing world. In: International Symposium on Waqf and Higher Education (ISWHE 2016),
2016 The relationship marketing strategy to establish waqf in higher education institutions: Turkey experiences. In: International Symposium on Waqf and Higher Education (ISWHE 2016),
2015 Integrated Waqf-Islamic Microfinance Model (IWIMM) for poverty reduction: case studies of Nigeria, the Sudan and Pakistan. In: The 1st International JIMF Call for Papers,
2015 Safeguarding wealth (Hifdh al mal) and its role in sustainable economic development in the OIC countries. In: International Conference on “Islam, Science and Sustainable Development: Maqasid al-Shari‘ah and Humanity’s Well-being,
2015 Values-based economic system in the 21st century. In: Islamic Funds & Asset Management Conference 2015,
2014 Third sector socio-economic models: how awaqf fits in?. In: 2014 Thematic Workshop on the Revival of Waqf for Socio Economic Development ,
2014 Corporate social responsibility (CSR): is it enough for sustainable development?. In: 2nd International Conference on Creativity and Innovation for Sustainable Development (IICI 2014),
2011 The quest for a 21st century Islamic economics curriculum for universities in the Muslim world: the case of IIUM. In: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Islam and Higher Education,
2008 An analysis of social problems in Malaysia: the case of Johor. In: National Conference on Social Problems in Malaysia,
2008 Comments on Dr. M. N. Siddiqi's paper "Obstacles to research in Islamic economics". In: The 7th International Conference in Islamic Economics,
2008 Funding research in Islamic economics and finance. In: The 7th International Conference in Islamic Economics,
Book

2018 Islamic economics: principles & analysis. International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), ISBN: 978-967-16568-2-2
2018 Islamic economics: principles & analysis. International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), ISBN: 978-967-16568-2-2
2015 Integration of waqf and Islamic microfinance for poverty reduction: case studies of Malaysia, Indonesia and Bangladesh . The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), ISBN: 978-975-6427-34-7
2015 Integration of waqf and Islamic microfinance for poverty reduction: case studies of Malaysia, Indonesia and Bangladesh . The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), ISBN: 978-975-6427-34-7
2015 Integration of waqf and Islamic microfinance for poverty reduction: case studies of Malaysia, Indonesia and Bangladesh . The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), ISBN: 978-975-6427-34-7
2015 Integration of waqf and Islamic microfinance for poverty reduction: case studies of Malaysia, Indonesia and Bangladesh . The Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), ISBN: 978-975-6427-34-7
2013 Islamic economics education in Southeast Asian universities. Centre for Islamic Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia & International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 978-983-44600-1-3
2009 A critical survey of Islamization of knowledge. IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789675272004
2005 Studies in Islamic economics in the 21st century: shari'ah foundations, theory and institutions. KENMS, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 983-2957-60-5
Book Section

2021 Funding Covid-19 economic stimulus through Islamic social finance: a proposal for impact-waqf SRI sukuk. In: IGI Global, ISBN: 9781799868118, pp. 1-15
2020 Empowering community through entrepreneurship training and Islamic micro-financing: sharing the experience of IIUM-CIMB Islamic smart partnership (i-Taajir). In: IGI Global, ISBN: 9781799822578, pp. 57-76
2019 Integration of Waqf and Islamic microfinance for poverty reduction in OIC Member Countries: a case study of Nigeria. In: The Islamic and Training Research Institute (IRTI), ISBN: 9789960323305, pp. 1-24
2018 Third sector socio-economic models: how Awaqf fits in?. In: IIUM Press, & Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI), ISBN: 978-967-418-398-1, pp. 478-503
2017 Development and challenges of Islamic microfinance in Malaysia. In: Pearson Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-349-737-9, pp. 283-318
2017 Development and challenges of Islamic microfinance in Malaysia. In: Pearson Malaysia, ISBN: 978-967-349-737-9, pp. 283-318
2016 Preliminary thoughts on diagnosing some methodological issues in developing Islamic economics. In: Kulliyyah of Economics and Management Sciences, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) @Islamic Development Bank, ISBN: 978-983-44368-1-8, pp. 27-48
2015 Methodology of Islamic economics: Typology of current practices, evaluation and way forward. In: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals, ISBN: 978-9927-118-22-7, pp. 23-30
2015 The Integrated Development Index (I-Dex): a new comprehensive approach to measuring human development. In: Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation , ISBN: 978-9927-118-22-7, pp. 159-172
2015 Understanding Islamic economics based on Wasatiyyah. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674183462, pp. 57-76
2014 Investment of endowment funds in the higher educations: best practices, performances and issues. In: Fakulti Pengajian Islam, UKM, ISBN: 978-967-412-276-8, pp. 29-53
2013 Islamic economics education in Malaysia: a comparative analysis of the Bachelor of Shari'ah (Shari'ah and Economics), University of Malaya, and the Bachelor of Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia. In: Centre for Islamic Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia & International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 9789834460013, pp. 109-149
2013 Selected issues in Islamic economics education and the way forward. In: Centre for Islamic Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia & International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 9789834460013, pp. 291-302
2013 Teaching of economics at IIUM: the challenges of integration and Islamization. In: Centre for Islamic Economics, International Islamic University Malaysia & International Institute of Islamic Thought, ISBN: 9789834460013, pp. 90-105
2013 The effectiveness of an integrated curriculum: economics programme at the International Islamic University Malaysia. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 9789674182700, pp. 153-168
2010 Developing the ethical foundations of Islamic economics: Toshihiko Izutsu's approach and contribution. In: IIUM Press and Japan Foundation, ISBN: 9789675272639, pp. 207-227
2005 Islamic economics in the 21st century. In: KENMS, International Islamic University Malaysia, ISBN: 983-2957-60-5, pp. 1-15