Islamic Fintech Research: Systematic Review using Mainstream Databases

Egi Arvian Firmansyah, Budi Harsanto


The number of Islamic financial technology (fintech) study grows
along with technological advancement and fintech itself. This
study aims to review the studies on Islamic fintech published
in the journals indexed by Scopus and Web of Science using a
systematic literature review approach. As shown in the framework
proposed in this study, we found five elements of the entire
observed papers. The customer has been the most discussed
element among researchers of Islamic fintech. As Islamic fintech is
still in the early stage of development, no study in our observed
documents discusses operations. It is one of the essential elements
to be investigated, seeing the dynamic of the business-operating
environment. This paper contributes to the literature by providing
an up-to-date review. It is among the first reviews on this subject
using the major academic databases and offering a more holistic
framework than previous studies.

JEL Classification: F65, Z12


fintech; Islamic fintech; systematic literature review


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DOI: 10.15408/etk.v21i2.24602


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