Lecturer at the Department of International Development and Fellow at the Centre for Islamic Studies


Muhammad is a development economist based at the University of Oxford, where he holds a joint position between the Department of International Development and the Centre for Islamic Studies. In his research, Muhammad is interested in the effect of equity-like financial contracts — involving, for example, shared ownership of fixed assets, sharing of revenue streams, or profit sharing — on the investment and growth of small firms. He has conducted fieldwork in Pakistan, Kenya and Bangladesh. Prior to academia, Muhammad worked as a trader in the financial markets, for Bank of America in London and Deutsche Bank in Singapore.



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