About the book
This book is the first to provide a cohesive analysis of sustainable urban development and to examine the processes by which change in how urban areas are built can be achieved and how sustainable urban development can be delivered on the ground through a comprehensive analysis of the different modes of governing for new urban development. It examines challenges faced by urban development in the 21st century and explains new approaches to urban planning. The book is above all concerned with demonstrating how sustainable urban development can be delivered in practice.
About the Author
Dr. Jaquir Iqbal worked as Principal Financial Officer with the Quantitative Strategies, Risk and Analytics department in the Treasury of the World Bank in Washington D.C. He earned his Ph.D. in International finance from the George Washington University where he also serves as adjunct faculty of International Finance. He has published several articles on Islamic Finance in reputed journals and has presented papers at international forums. He has extensive experience with capital markets, exotic derivative products, risk management, financial sector development and financial modeling. His research interests include Islamic Finance, Financial Engineering, Structured Finance and International Banking.