(with Serkant Adıgüzel) “The Islamic Waqf: Instrument of Personal Security, Worldly and Otherworldly” (29 December 2020).
(with Aslı Cansunar) “Economic Harbingers of Political Modernization: Peaceful Explosion of Rights in Ottoman Istanbul, 1600-1839” (Economic Research Initiatives at Duke Working Paper, SSRN, December 22, 2020).
“Zakat: Islam’s Missed Opportunity to Limit Predatory Taxation.” Public Choice, 182, (2020): 395-416.
“The Roots of Middle East Mistrust.” Project Syndicate, July 8, 2016.
“Religious Freedom Promotes Economic Development.” Cornerstone, April 28, 2014 .
(with Anantdeep Singh) “Economic Modernization in Late British India: Hindu-Muslim Differences”. Economic Development and Cultural Change, 61 (2013): 503-38.
Masahiko Aoki, Timur Kuran, and Gérard Roland, eds., in cooperation with Bina Aggarwal and Jan Svejnar, Institutions and Patterns of Economic Development: Vol. 1 of the Proceedings of the Sixteenth World Congress of the International Economic Association (London: Palgrave, 2012).
Interview on BBC Forum program podcast on “World Economic Crisis,” moderated by Bridget Kendall. Participants: Timur Kuran, Danny Quah (LSE) and Robert Skidelsky (British House of Lords), December 14, 2011.
“Synergies between Middle Eastern Economic History and the Analytic Social Sciences,” International Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, 44 (2012): 542-45.
“West is Best? Why Civilizations Rise and Fall”. Foreign Affairs, 90 (January-February 2011): 159-63. Printer friendly version.
“The Rule of Law in Islamic Thought and Practice: A Historical Perspective,” in Global Perspectives on the Rule of Law, ed. James J. Heckman, Robert L. Nelson, and Lee Cabatingan (New York: Routledge, 2010), pp. 71-89.
“The Scale of Entrepreneurship in Middle Eastern History: Inhibitive Roles of Islamic Institutions,” in The Invention of Enterprise: Entrepreneurship from Ancient Mesopotamia to Modern Times, ed. William J. Baumol, David S. Landes, and Joel Mokyr (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2010), pp. 62-87.
“Economic Development in the Middle East: The Historical Roles of Culture, Institutions, and Religion,” in Culture and Development , ed. Jean-Philippe Platteau (New York: Routledge, 2010), pp. 87-102.
“Explaining the Economic Trajectories of Civilizations: The Systemic Approach.” Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 71 (2009): 593-605.