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A Bibliometric Analysis of Fintech and Blockchain in Islamic Finance

Aysan, Ahmet Faruk and Unal, Ibrahim Musa (2021): A Bibliometric Analysis of Fintech and Blockchain in Islamic Finance. Forthcoming in: Efil Journal of Economic Research , Vol. 4, No. 15 (1 September 2021)

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Abstract

This paper conducts a bibliometric research in the literature on Fintech and Islamic finance. The data of this study consists of relevant articles obtained from the Scopus database as of February 2021. A keywords bundle related to Islamic finance and keyword has been used for the search, resulting in 89 publishments included in this research. Results show the stunning increase in the Islamic Fintech publishments after 2017, mainly in the fields of cryptocurrencies, micro-finance, impact investing, and SRI investing, and so on. The two main centers of Islamic Fintech research are Malaysia-Indonesia Region and the GCC area. The increasing number of Islamic Fintech publishments show the potential of the field for the industry's future.

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