Adam Osman

Dr. Osman is a development economist working on questions about Occupational Choice, Islamic Finance, and the Impacts of International Trade on Small and Medium Enterprise. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign.

By Adam Osman


Using Randomized Trials for Product Design

People are unpredictable and don't always act in rational ways. Randomized experiments can help businesses and organizations learn more about their own work, improve upon their offerings, and better understand consumer behaviors.

Understanding Demand for Sharia-Compliant Loans

This Brief explores the findings and their implications from the study in Jordan. While the results are only valid for the Jordanian market, if similar studies were done elsewhere, we may begin to see a clearer picture of demand for sharia-compliant services.