Call for Papers
The first issue of the Journal of Islamic Society for Institutional Economics (JOISIE) will expected appear in the shape of proceedings of the conference to be held in June 2009.
The journal will be published by one leading publisher and will be available in hardcopy and on line.
The editors and associates of JOISIE wish it to become a leading and prestigious journal in the field. In addition, JOISIE aims to provide a refereeing process that is both rapid and scientifically rigorous. We would welcome your involvement in this venture.
Aims and Scope
JOISIE will be devoted to the study of the nature, role and evolution of institutions in the economy in Islamic Perspective, including firms, states, markets, money, households and other vital institutions and organizations. It will welcome contributions by all schools of thought that can contribute to our understanding of the features, development and functions of real world economic institutions and organizations.
JOISIE will be dedicated to the development of innovative research within this broad conception of institutional economics in the sphere of Islamic Economic Thoughts. It will encompass research in both the 'original' and 'new' traditions of institutional economics.
JOISIE will promote theoretical and empirical research that enhances our understanding of the nature, origin, role and evolution of socio-economic institutions. Ideas from many disciplines, such as anthropology, biology, geography, history, politics, psychology, philosophy, social theory and sociology, as well as economics itself, are important for this endeavor.
Focus for the Conference
Topics/Themes for Journal
Lessons of New Institutional Economics for Developing Economies
Lessons of New Institutional Economics for Operating Muslim economies on Islamic principles
New Institutional Economics as framework for developing Islamic Economics
Identifying transaction costs and Measuring them in financial markets
Fiqh al Buyu and Transaction Cost
Institutional Innovations to address the problems of poverty alleviation
Innovating Institutions for an Islamic economic system in the contemporary world
Governance style of early Islamic Period and their implication for contemporary societies
Governance and Institutional Problems in Muslim Countries.
Effectiveness of Judicial System and its impact on Economic Development.
Legacy of Colonial Institutions and Corruption
Institutional Economics of Class Structure in Muslim Economies
World Bank Survey and Lessons for Islamic economics and finance
Property rights for poor and land reforms in developing countries
Property rights for in Islam and Institutional framework to enforce the
Islamic Economics, Neo-classical Economics, Institutional Economics and New Institutional Economics: A Survey
Basic Assumptions of Neoclassical Economics, NIE and their relevance in Islamic Economics
The Firm between Neoclassical Economics and Institutional Economics: Do we have Islamic Theory of Firm (Lessons from the Shari'a Compatible Contracts)
Institutions of Islam and their role in the System of Life in the contemporary world
institutions of Islam and Transaction Cost
Property rights system
Conflict of interest
Norms and rules of Governance
Institutions formulating Social Capital in Islamic system of life and their role in the formation of Islamic Economic System
Faith, Institutions and Economics
Money as Institution in the Comparative Economic Systems
Economics Institution in the Light of Islamic Legal System
Economic Relations among Economic Institutions under Muslimsí Social responsibilities.
Institutional framework of Firms and inter-firm operation under Islamic contract
Notes for Contributors
All articles must be in English. They may be submitted in electronic format only. MSWord, and pdf files are acceptable.
There must be no indication of the personal identity or institution of any author of the article within the article itself, or in the 'properties' of the electronic file. Normally, articles (including footnotes and references) must be no longer than 9,000 words. In special cases, such as an extended review article, this limit may be extended to 12,000 words.
Papers with some formal content will be considered if it is fully explained for a general readership, the mathematics is consigned as much as possible to appendices, the assumptions have sufficient grounding in reality, and the paper enhances our understanding of past, present, or feasible socio-economic institutions. JOISIE is not interested in the advancement of formal or econometric technique for their own sake.
The front page of the electronic file of the article should include the following information: the title; an abstract of the article of up to 150 words; the Journal of Economic Literature classification codes for the article (consisting of a single letter followed by two numeric digits, see www.aeaweb.org/journal/jel_class_system.html ); and up to six key words or short phrases.
Footnotes should be kept to a minimum and the Harvard referencing system should be used.
Submissions should be accompanied, in the email text or in a separate file, with the following details: the name(s) of the author(s); the email address of the corresponding author; and the institutional affiliation(s) of the author(s).
Submission of a paper will be held to imply that it contains original unpublished work and is not being submitted for publication elsewhere.
Submission should be sent by email in electronic attachment in MS Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org
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The JOISIE Editors will preliminarily assess all papers. A paper will be rejected at this stage if it does not comply with the above guidelines, is evidently of insufficient academic quality or interest, or lies outside the scope of the journal. If a paper passes this preliminarily assessment, then it will be sent out to referees.
If the article is accepted, the author will be ask to comply with the format and house style of JOISIE, to be announced later.
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