He acknowledges comments from Dr Muhammad Khalid Masud, Dr Ayub Mehar and anonymous referees. This article is a result of a research project ‘State Intervention in Commodity Markets: Discord between Economic Freedom and Social Justice in Islam’ originally supported by Economic Freedom Network Pakistan and Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit. The complete study is available at http://www.efn.net.pk/Publications/year-2012.html.
The Libertarian Character of the Islamic Economy
Article first published online: 6 FEB 2013
© 2013 The Author. Economic Affairs © 2013 Institute of Economic Affairs. Published by Blackwell Publishing, Oxford
Volume 33, Issue 1, pages 108–118, February 2013
How to Cite
Salman, A. (2013), The Libertarian Character of the Islamic Economy. Economic Affairs, 33: 108–118. doi: 10.1111/ecaf.12003
This article was motivated by a proposal made by Nigel Ashford of The Institute of Humane Studies, during a meeting of the Mont Pelerin Society in Istanbul in October 2011, that evidence of a libertarian tradition be sought within the history of Islamic thought.
- Issue published online: 6 FEB 2013
- Article first published online: 6 FEB 2013