Islamic Bank amid the 2018 Global Financial Crisis: A Bibliometric Analysis


The objective of this study is to provide a bibliometric and scientific map of the size of Islamic financial banks by 2018, as well as a study of the global financial crisis published in the Scopus database from 2008 to 2021. The analysis used VOSviewer and an MS Excel spreadsheet to analyze the data. Studies have shown that the position of storytelling has increased. Studies have shown that Alqahtani was a great writer, Bourkhis and Nabi were the main writers. The editors were Malaysia, and economic and Islamic news as well as the Middle East were chosen as the main authors. Saudi writers have shown strong collaboration with Malaysia, the United States, Tunisia, and Australia. Topics covered were Islamic banking, financial crisis, complex financial world, an old bank, advisory board, and development. Over time, the most important information has been the Banking and Finance Book, the Islamic State and Middle East Governance Guide, and the Handbook of Financial Management.


The 2008 global crisis is considered one of the worst economic crises of the 1930s (Majid & Kassim, 2009). The crisis is one of the biggest problems in the world economy at twenty-seven percent (Kassim & Majid, 2010). Since the collapse of the US real estate market, the crisis has been caused by global banking problems and global economic infiltration. This disaster affects not only care and planting, but also the global economy (Kassim, Majid, & Yusof, 2009; Kassim, Majid, & Hamid, 2011; Majid, 2018).

In August 2007, the mortgage crisis affected many American family’s difficulties in obtaining a loan with a high-interest rate. It wasn’t long before there were several crises at major American banks and financial institutions. Debt crises occurred in the first quarter of 2008, with US financial institutions making large loans. In addition to debt, wage growth also affected consumers and other lenders in the fourth quarter of 2008. Even the US market was a problem it started, it started to spread all over the world. Confusion in world trade, culture, and growth. The crisis has hit banks, businesses, taxpayers, and the government. Commodity prices have fallen around the world, large banking sectors have gone bankrupt or collapsed, and even developing countries have yet to develop their own aging programs (Ashamu & Abiola, 2012).

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