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Emeritus Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohamed Ariff

: Emeritus Prof. Datuk Dr. Mohamed Ariff
: Professor
: Professor
Tel. No. (Office)
: +603 7651 4024
E-mail Address
: Lorong Universiti A, Petaling Jaya, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Area Of Specialization

Emeritus Prof. Datuk Ariff obtained his B.A. in Economics First Class Honours and M.Ec. from the University of Malaya. He completed his Ph.D. programme (Economics) at the University of Lancaster, England, in 1970, as Commonwealth Scholar. Prof. Ariff, a specialist in International Economics, is currently a Professor of Economics and Governance at INCEIF.

Concurrently, he also holds the titles of Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Economics and Administration (FEA), University of Malaya, and Distinguished Fellow at the Malaysian Institute of Economic Research (MIER). Ariff was the Executive Director of MIER from June 1997 until December 2009. Previously he had held the Chair of Analytical Economics at the University of Malaya where he had also served as the Dean of FEA. His book “The Malaysian Economy: Pacific Connections - published by Oxford University Press - won the prestigious Tun Razak Award in 1993. He is a Correspondent Editor of Asian-Pacific Economic Literature (Canberra) and an Associate Editor of Asian Economic Policy Review (Tokyo).

Most of his works deals with international trade, foreign direct investments and regional economic integration. In addition, he has also made some pioneering contributions to the theoretical and empirical literature in the field of Islamic Economics


  • Bank Negara Malaysia
  • Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA)
  • International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance
  • Securities Commission Malaysia (SC)
  • Shariah Advisory Council
  • Chartered Institute of Islamic Finance Professionals
  • Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC)
  • Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia