Title: Farmer's prosperity: justice or profit?

Authors: Ajeng Wahyu Puspitasari

Addresses: Department of Islamic Economics, Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Brawijaya, Jl. MT. Haryono 165 Malang, East Java Province, Indonesia

Abstract: This paper aims at investigating the implementation of business ethic in order to increase farmer's prosperity. Achieving the objective of the paper, a qualitative approach is used. One of the implementation of Islamic business ethics in farming is the determination of selling price to be fair price. Farmers and traders firstly determine their selling price. The selling price must reflect justice both sides, farmers and traders, so it will create a fair price. Then, the farmers create falah by increasing their prosperity. Finally, the farmers change their perspective that being prosperous is not only about how to get profit but also create falah.

Keywords: achieving falah; creating fair price; implementation of Islamic business ethic; profit; farmer's prosperity.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEPEE.2018.091033

International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies, 2018 Vol.11 No.1/2, pp.3 - 11

Received: 22 Oct 2015
Accepted: 03 Dec 2015

Published online: 09 Apr 2018 *

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