Contemporary issues on business, development and islamic economics in Indonesia

Beta Yulianita Gitaharie, Arief Wibisono Lubis, Ari Kuncoro, Dwini Handayani, Esther Sri Astuti Suryaningrum

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Abstract

We are pleased to offer you with the following book titled “Contemporary Issues on Development Economics and Well-being: Exploring Distinctive Cases in Indonesia” written by prominent authors who are specialized in the area from the Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Indonesia, and other top-ranked universities in Indonesia. The book covers some most recent studies and updated issues in the following areas: 1. Population Economics in Indonesia: The articles in this chapter discuss issues on the changing population structure, including: the impact of Millennials’ behavior and characteristics that are different from the previous generation on various life spectrum, such as fertility preference; the impact of fast development in transportation and economy on migration; and decent wages in a global production network. 2. Islamic Economics and Microfinance: This chapters containts articles that analyze how zakat, shodaqoh, and infaq can be used as economic empowerment tools by improving the well-being in the community; and the intention of zakat payers through the lense of Theory of Planned Behavior. 3. Monetary and Fiscal Challenges in a Changing Global Economy: Some issues discussed by the articles in this chapter are the use of monetary and fiscal policy to speed up economic growth; some empirical findings on taxation, trade liberalization and its impact on food security; technology and its impact on money demand; and analysis of the stock market’s trend. These timely issues are relevant in increasing the interdependence and openness of the country. This book is strongly recommended to be used as a reference for researchers, students, and also business practitioners not only in Indonesia, but also wider audiences that require deeper insights and thoughts in a dynamic, changing and global emerging market (i.e. in Indonesia).

Original languageEnglish
PublisherNova Science Publishers, Inc.
Number of pages414
ISBN (Electronic)9781536168327
ISBN (Print)9781536162783
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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