Radio interview with Kai Ryssdal on Marketplace (March 4, 2011): “Historical Roots of Middle Eastern Uprisings.“
“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.
(Ed.) Mahkeme Kayıtları Işığında 17. Yüzyıl İstanbul’unda Sosyo-Ekonomik Yaşam / Social and Economic Life in Seventeenth-Century Istanbul: Glimpses from Court Records, 10 vols. (Istanbul: İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları, 2010-13).
Topics of volumes:
- 1. Guilds and Guildsmen + Communal Affairs of Christians and Jews + Foreigners (932 pp.),
- 2. Commercial Partnerships (659 pp.),
- 3–4. State-Individual Relations, including Taxation (544+708 pp.),
- 5–6–7–8. Waqfs (584+650+677+651 pp.),
- 9–10. Credit Markets and Uses of Interest (529+497 pp.).
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with Simone Cofferati: “Islam, Economy, and Democracy.” EAST (Europe and Asia Strategies), English edition, 13 (February 2007): 77-79.
“Property,” Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World, vol. 2 (New York: Macmillan Reference, 2004): 553-54.
“Islamic Statecraft and the Middle East’s Delayed Modernization,” in Political Competition, Innovation and Growth in the History of Asian Civilizations, ed. Peter Bernholz and Roland Vaubel (Cheltenham, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 2004), pp. 150-83.
“Opportunistic Taxation in Middle Eastern History: Islamic Influences on the Evolution of Private Property Rights” (August 2002).
“The Vulnerability of the Arab State: Reflections on the Ayubi Thesis.” Independent Review, 3 (Summer 1998): 111-23.
“Islamic Economics and the Clash of Civilizations,” Middle Eastern Lectures, 2 (1997): 25-38.
(with Mongi Azabou and Mustapha Nabli) “The Wholesale Produce Market of Tunis and Its Porters: A Tale of Market Degeneration,” in Mustapha Nabli and Jeffrey Nugent (eds.), The New Institutional Economics and Development: Theory and Applications to Tunisia (Amsterdam: North-Holland, 1989): 352-374. Abstract