Knowledge Economy

This rise of Shariah-compliant finance parallels government steps across the Islamic world to shift from agrarian- or commodity-based economies in favor of a knowledge economy. A feature of this shift is the commercialization of locally-sourced intellectual capital. Consequently, the Muslim-majority nations are experiencing ever greater integration with the global economy.

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Inventing Ideas
Patents, Prizes, and the Knowledge Economy
B. Zorina Khan

Muslim immigrants in American commonly fight two biases. One tied to their faith; the other tied to their national origin. Threading My Prayer Rug is about both. The narrative offers an inside angle on how one family struggled to find their home in the United States, amid a hostile political background. Readers will appreciate the author’s ability to poke fun at herself and her family. Her wisdom highlights a universal message about finding faith in a complex marketplace of ideas


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