Zakah Management for Poverty Alleviation in Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam

Turkish Economic Review, Vol. 3, No. 3, p. 495-512, 2016

20 Pages Posted: 31 Oct 2016

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Aan Jaelani

IAIN Syekh Nurjati Cirebon (State Islamic Institute Syekh Nurjati Cirebon)

Date Written: October 27, 2016

Abstract

Concern for poverty is not new and has been the focus for centuries by historians, sociologists, and economists. The cause has been identified, ranging from shortcomings in the administration of income support, until the injustice of the social and economic system. Various attempts have been proposed, from the reform of social security system for changes in the form of the socio-economic system. Because poverty is a multidimensional problem, solutions to poverty require a set of coordinated action, particularly through charity. Indonesia, which has a population with a large population, of course, the problem of poverty continues to be a problem in economic development. Nevertheless, the potential zakat Indonesia larger community and cooperation among stakeholders and government regulation is a solution to reduce the level of poverty in Indonesia. It is certainly different from the Brunei Darussalam to the level of a small population and large government revenues, management of zakat by MUIB in the form of cash grants, the capital of commerce, and others are implementable can solve the problem of poverty in this country.

Keywords: management of zakat, poverty alleviation, zakat recipients

JEL Classification: E60, F52, G28, H27, H71, I30, N30

Suggested Citation

Jaelani, Aan, Zakah Management for Poverty Alleviation in Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam (October 27, 2016). Turkish Economic Review, Vol. 3, No. 3, p. 495-512, 2016, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2861830

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