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Ghiath Shabsigh

ghiath-shabsigh-imfGhiath Shabsigh, the IMF’s lead expert on Islamic banking and finance, is an assistant director in the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department. Previously, he was chief of the division responsible for managing the IMF’s financial sector work in the Middle East and Central Asia region. He holds a PhD in monetary economics and international finance from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


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Islamic Banking Proposals Get IMF Approval

February 21, 2017
Islamic banking, a small but fast-growing corner of the financial world, is receiving greater attention from regulators and policy makers.