IRTI-IDB and UCB Thematic Workshop on Macroprudential Regulations and Policy for Islamic Financial Industry: Theory and Application
Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI/IDB) in collaboration with Faculty of Business Administration, University College of Bahrain (UCB), Manama will hold a Workshop on Macroprudential Regulation and Policy for Islamic Financial Industry: Theory and Application on October 5-6, 2015. This Workshop aims at bringing together experts in Islamic banking, regulation, and financial economics to take stock of current academic and policy research on theory, methodology and application of macroprudential regulation and policy in Islamic financial industry.
A. WORKSHOP THEME:
Papers submitted to the workshop should shed light on how such macroprudential regulation and policy could be implemented and what are the challenges in practice, specifically in terms of their effect on growth, financial stability and resilience to shocks. Papers are of particular relevance to the Workshop should address some of the following issues but are not limited to, include:
i. Do Islamic financial institutions (i.e. banking system) requires specific macroprudential regulation and policy to be carried out at the
national or supranational level?
ii. How is macroprudential regulation and policy for Islamic banking system interaction with others conventional policies? Is it a
complementary or conflict?
iii. What are the optimal setting for macroprudential regulation and policy for Islamic financial industry?
iv. What are the specific or reliable indicators for Islamic financial industry? or which instruments or tools should be used by the regulators?
v. Should macroprudential regulation and policy for Islamic financial industry be bound by rules or be carried out discretionary?
vi. How to design macroprudential regulation and policy framework in the case of Islamic financial industry?
vii. What are the countries experiences and challenges in implementing macroprudential regulation and policy for Islamic financial industry?
All the topics below are related to the Islamic financial systems, industry and institutions:
1. Reputation, risk-taking and macroprudential policy.
2. Capital requirements and systematic risk.
3. Macroprudential regulation, policy, tools and instruments.
4. Macro versus microprudential perspectives.
5. The importance and needs of macroprudential.
6. Monetary policy, bank leverage, credit cycles and financial stability.
7. Financial imbalance and macroprudential policy
8. Institutional structures of financial sector supervision, governance and benchmarks
9. Experiences and challenges in designing and implementing macroprudential policy.
10. The interaction between the Islamic financial system and the macroeconomy.
11. Strengthening macroprudential analysis
12. Current macroprudential instruments in the OIC countries
13. Human development and macroprudential policy
14. Role of central bank in setting up macroprudential regulation.
15. AAOFI standard and macroprudential policy.
16. The impact of Basel III on macroprudential policy
17. International dimension of macroprudential policy
18. Other issues related to macroprudential policy and regulations.
B. SUBMISSION OF PAPERS:
The submission of the full paper and curriculum vitae shall be uploaded here
C. IMPORTANT DATES:
Deadline for Full Paper Submission: August 4, 2015
Notification of Paper Acceptance: September 4, 2015
Registration Deadline: September 17, 2015
D. TICKET AND HOTEL:
This workshop is envisioned as a meeting of minds among thinkers, scholars and practitioners (maximum 40 persons). Authors of the
accepted papers will be covered for round-trip economy class air ticket and hotel accommodation during the workshop.
The author of the accepted paper will receive editorial comments so that the paper can be revised for presentation at the Workshop. The
papers presented at the discussion will be reviewed for consideration to publish in an edited book that will be published by IRTI.
October 5-6, 2015
1. Prof. Dr. Abdul Ghafar Ismail, Islamic Economic Research Division, Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tel: +966 2 646 6330.
2. Dr. Muhamed Zulkhibri, Islamic Economic Research Division, Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI). E-mail: email@example.com.
Tel:+966 2 646 6533
3. Dr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, Head of Business Administration and Humanities Department, University College of Bahrain (UCB) and
Chairman of the Organizing Committee, IRTI-IDB and UCB Thematic Workshop on Macroprudential Regulation and Policy for Islamic Financial
Industry: Theory and Application. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel:+973 1 7794412
4. Dr. Abdullah Hamzah Al-Hadrami, Assistant Professor, Business Program, University College of Bahrain (UCB). E-mail:
email@example.com. Tel:+973 1 7794412
5. Dr. Ahmad Rafiki, Assistant Professor, Business Program, University College of Bahrain (UCB). E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Tel:+973 1
6. Mr. Imam Buchari, Lecturer, Business Program, University College of Bahrain (UCB). E-mail: email@example.com. Tel:+973 1 7794412
H. Program Booklet:
I. Moderator and Speaker's Guidelines
J. Accepted Papers for Presentation:
J. Presenter Biographies:
Dr. Azam Ali.pdf
K. Pictures From the Event