Adam Abdullah

  • Prof.
  • Al Qasimia University

Adam Abdullah is currently Professor at the College of Economics and Management, Al-Qasimia University, U.A.E. He was the former Deputy Dean (Research & Publications) at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) Institute of Islamic Banking and Finance (IIiBF). He holds a PhD in (Islamic) Economics from University Malaysia Terengganu (UMT) and was awarded best PhD prize (2012). He specializes in Islamic economics, finance and investment, and has published over 65 articles and books. He has written extensively on Islamic monetary economics, publishing The Islamic Currency (2016), which included an analysis of monetary performance over 1,300 years involving gold, silver and commodity price data in Egypt, Ottoman-Turkey, England, America and Malaysia. He has presented at a number of international conferences, including as guest speaker. He has also supervised a number of PhD and Masters students in Islamic economics, finance, banking.