Benedikt Koehler, Ph.D.

Fellow Economics of Religion
Institute of Economic Affairs

Benedikt Koehler studies the economics of Abrahamic religions. He is the editor of Faith in Markets, Abrahamic Religions and Economics (2023), and the author of Early Islam and the Birth of Capitalism (2014).

His articles on Abrahamic religions include The Talmud on usury; Female entrepreneurs in early Islam; Christian economics at the origin; Thomas Aquinas on the conduct of sales.

He is a Fellow Economics of Religion at the Institute of Economic Affairs in London.

He was educated in Yale, Tübingen, INSEAD, and City University London.


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