Prof. Mohammed Kayed Abdel-Haq

Centre for Islamic Finance, The University of Bolton

Director of the Centre&Professor of Banking


Research fields

  • Investing in various financial markets and instruments
  • Other issues relating to the effective management of financial, operational, and business risk.
  • Risk and performance management and measurement
  • Risk management processes


1993 Ph.D., Islamic Finance, School of Business, Oxford Brooks University in collaboration with the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, St Cross College, University of Oxford, UK

1989 M.A., Economics, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

1986 B.A., Economics, Yarmouk University, Irbid, Jordan

Publications (selected)

  1. ABDEL-HAQ, M., AL-OMAR, F., 1989. ‘Islamic Banking: Theory, Practices and Challenges’ Zed Books, London, UK andOxford University Press, Karachi
  2. ABDEL-HAQ, M., ‘Toward Democracy and Economic Reform’ Jordan Times, Jordan
  3. ABDEL-HAQ, M., ‘The Islamic Development Bank’ The American Journal of Islamic Finance, Washington, USA
  4. ABDEL-HAQ, M., ‘Islamic Banking’s flagship in Jordan’, New Horizon Islamic Banking and InsuranceNo.20, London, UK
  5. ABDEL-HAQ, M., ‘Sharia-compliant student loans good news for young Muslims’, The Conversation2014-09-17
  6. Review: Muslim World Book Review, ‘Arab Islamic Banking and the Renewal of Islamic Law’ RAY, N.D., Graham and Trotman, London. 1995. Pp. 195. ISBN O-85966- 1041
  7. Review: Muslim World Book Review, ‘The Political Economy of Poverty, Equity and Growth: Sri Lanka and Malaysia’ BRUTON, H.J., ABEYSEKERA, G., SANDERATNE, N., YUSOF, Z.A.,Oxford University Pres,New York, USA 1992. pp.422. ISBN 983-9640-09-7
  8. Review: Middle East Association Bulletin, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA, ‘Islam and the Economic Challenge’ CHAPRA, M.U., The Islamic Foundation, Leicester, UK, 1992. Pp.428. ISBN 086037-216-2
  9. Review: Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Vol. X111 No. 11, July 1993 ‘Essays in Islamic Economic Analysis’ edited by FARIDI, F.R., Genuine Publications Ltd, New Delhi, 1991. Pp. 243. ISBN 81-852204-6
  10. Review: Muslim World Book Review, ‘Islamic Banking in Pakistan: The Future Path’ KHAN, M.A.,Al-Maab Printers,Lahore, 1992. Pp.55. ISBN not given.
  11. Review: Muslim World Book Review, ‘Arab and Islamic Banks: New Business Partners for Developing Countries’ WOHLERS-SCHARF, T., Development Centre of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, 1983. Pp not given. ISBN not given.
  12. Review: Muslim World Book Review, Vol 12 No 4, Summer, 1992, ‘The Economics of Money and Banking: A Theoretical and Empirical Study of Islamic Interest-Free Banking’, SINELDIN, M., Almqvist and Wiksell International, Sweden 1990. Pp xiv+276. ISBN 91-22-01344-x

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