Sharia banking dynamics and the macroeconomic responses : Evidence from Indonesia

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dc.contributor University of Helsinki, Academic Disciplines of the Faculty of Social Sciences en Mansur, A. 2020-02-05T09:43:01Z 2020-02-05T09:43:01Z 2019
dc.identifier.citation Mansur , A 2019 , ' Sharia banking dynamics and the macroeconomic responses : Evidence from Indonesia ' , Jurnal Ekoni Malaysia , vol. 53 , no. 2 , pp. 1-15 . en
dc.identifier.issn 0126-1962
dc.identifier.other PURE: 131470645
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: 6591a214-9555-48df-a649-bcad62c187c5
dc.identifier.other RIS: urn:371E62F1BE415E59EE956ACF0DABCD87
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-6446-5849/work/88210627
dc.description.abstract Sharia banking industry in Indonesia has been established since early 1990s and growing remarkably after 1998. How the industry contributed to the Indonesian economy and what shocks drove the sharia banks' credit in Indonesia were investigated in this paper using a Structural Vector Auto-regression (SVAR) model with recursive short run restrictions as its identification strategy. The results showed that GDP growth, core inflation, and business activity responded to increase in sharia banks' financing positively, but with lags. Expanding sharia financing by 1 per cent boosted up GDP growth by 0.06 per cent. In the short-run, the contribution of sharia banks' financing to the macroeconomic variables was limited, but it then escalated in the long run with the main channel of transmission through its ability to drive people's purchasing power. Another result showed that sharia banks' financing had a negative relationship with the Government's monetary policy. In order to improve the performance of sharia banking in Indonesia, the demands of domestic sharia financing have to be strengthened with regards to the large number of Moslems in Indonesia. At the same time, Islamic banks have to improve their business processes. Rather than capping their profit margins or murabahah-based financing, they should promote more profit sharing mudharabah-based financing with prioritizing principle of mutual help among Moslems. © 2019 Penerbit Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. All rights reserved. en
dc.language.iso eng
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dc.subject Macroeconomic variables en
dc.subject Sharia banks' financing en
dc.subject Shock en
dc.subject Structural vector auto-regression (svar) en
dc.subject 511 Economics en
dc.title Sharia banking dynamics and the macroeconomic responses : Evidence from Indonesia en
dc.type Article
dc.description.version Peer reviewed
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