Hakan Sahin, PhD


Hello, I am an academist, working in the fields of political economy, monetary theory, political science, Islamic history and Islamic economics.

I received my PhD in Islamic Economics and Finance at Istanbul University. I also give lectures on economics theory, business administration, entrepreneurship, information technologies, Islamic history and moral philosophy at Istanbul Medipol University. I can speak English, Spanish and Classical Arabic which nobody speaks nowadays but the teachers of Arabic language.

— Political Economy & Macroeconomics & History of Economic Thought
— Money Theory & History of Banking
— Political Science & Political Philosophy
— Natural Rights & Natural Law
— Theology & Moral Philosophy
— Islamic History & Islamic Economics & Islamic Law

PhD: Islamic Economics & Finance (Grad.2019)
–Thesis: “Money Production in terms of Economics and Islamic Law”
PhD: Management and Organization (discontinued)

Master’s: Business Administration (Grad.2011)
–Thesis: “Microcredit Applications in Turkey”
Master’s: Industrial and Systems Engineering (discontinued)

Bachelor’s: Philosophy (ongoing)
Bachelor’s: Theology (Grad.2014)
Bachelor’s: Computer Engineering (Grad.2006)

29/04/2019 – 11:00

An Evaluation of Money Production in terms of Economics and Islamic Law
Research Center for Islamic Economics, Istanbul

06/04/2019 – 14:00

How do Market Economies Work?
Association for Liberal Thinking, Ankara

09/03/2019 – 15:00

The Role of Banking in an Economy
Alican Mansion, Sakarya

23/02/2019 – 13:45

Religion and Politics
Medipol University, Istanbul

Market and Morality

The academic interest towards “economics vs. ethics” is revived recently.1 Studies on the relation between market and ethics came up as a popular topic of debate especially after the arguments of some collectivist authors of the 21st century, […]

An Essay on the Nature and Types of Money

Money is an important phenomenon that affects the lives of everyone. However, money is one thing that we desire the most, but know the least about. The academic literature on money theory is relatively rich on […]

Civil Society Institutions in Pre-Islamic Mecca

The political structure of Mecca in between 4th – 6th centuries AD had been a remarkable one from many aspects. Sometimes referred as “Mecca city-state”, or “the state of tribes”, or “the state of merchants”; […]