Jikon Lai, Financial Crisis and Institutional Change in East Asia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).
Jikon Lai, “Financialised Ethics, Economic Security and the Promise of Islamic Finance”, Asian Journal of Comparative Politics (published online October 2021).
Jikon Lai, Lena Rethel and Kerstin Steiner, “Conceptualizing Dynamic Challenges to Global Financial Diffusion: Islamic Finance and the Grafting of Sukuk”, Review of International Political Economy, Vol.24. No.6 (2017).
Jikon Lai, “Industrial Policy and Islamic Finance”, New Political Economy, Vol.20 No.2 (2015).
Jikon Lai, “Accountability and the Enforcement of Ethical Values in Finance: Insights from Islamic Finance”, Australian Journal of Public Administration, Vol.73 No.4 (2014)
Jikon Lai, “Khazanah Nasional: Malaysia’s Treasure Trove“, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Vol.17 No.2 (2012).
Jikon Lai and John Ravenhill, “Asia’s Multi-Level Response to the Global Financial Crisis“, Asia Europe Journal, Vol.9 Nos.2-4 (2012).
Jikon Lai, “Politics of Financial Crises” in Oxford Bibliographies in “Political Science”, ed. L Sandy Maisel (New York: Oxford University Press, August 2016).
Jikon Lai and Amalina Anuar, Measures of Economic Vulnerability & Inter-dependency in the Global Economy, RSIS Working Paper No. WP333 (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2021).
Jikon Lai and Andrew Walter, “Financial Regulatory Regionalism in Asia: Explaining Fragmented Cooperation”, presented at the Finance in Asia: Regulating Regional Markets conference at the University of Hong Kong (November 2015).
Jikon Lai, “The Challenge of Islamic Finance and its Multiple Logics”, presented at the International Studies Association’s Annual Convention in New Orleans (February 2015).
Jikon Lai, Lena Rethel and Kerstin Steiner, “The Grafting of Financial Ideas: The Case of Sukuk in Islamic Finance”, presented at the Australian IR in the Asian Century Workshop, University of Melbourne (November 2014).
Jikon Lai and Sow Keat Tok, “Revisiting GovernmentMarket Relationships in East Asia Post Financial Crises: China And South Korea”, presented at the Society for the Advance of Socio-Economics’ Annual Meeting in Chicago (July 2014)
Jikon Lai, “From Sharia to Practice: Differentiated Adaptation of Principles of Islamic Finance”, presented at the International Studies Association’s Annual Convention in Toronto (March 2014)
Jikon Lai, “Accountability and Ethical Values in Financial Practices: A Case Study of Islamic Finance”, presented at a workshop on ‘accountability’ organized by the School of Social and Political Sciences, The University of Melbourne (October 2013)
Jikon Lai, “Revisiting the Ethical Foundations of Islamic Finance: A Comparison with Conventional Finance”, presented at the Society for the Advance of Socio-Economics’ Annual Meeting in Milan (June 2013)
Jikon Lai, “Malaysia and the Development of Islamic Finance”, presented at the International Studies Association’s Annual Convention in San Francisco (April 2013)
Jikon Lai and Delphine Rabet, “Towards a New Ontology of the Governance of the Economy”, presented at the Australian Political Studies Association’s 2012 Conference in Hobart (September 2012)
Jikon Lai, “The Global Regulation of Islamic Finance”, presented at the The Australian International Political Economy Network (AIPEN) Workshop IV at Murdoch University (2-3 February 2012)
Jikon Lai and John Ravenhill, “Asia’s Multi-Level Response to the Global Financial Crisis”, presented at the workshop on “Leadership, Decision-Making and Governance in EU and East-Asia: Crisis and Post-Crisis” in Singapore (November 2011)
Jikon Lai, “Crisis, Liberalisation & Development: The Evolution of Malaysia’s Financial Sector since the Asian Financial Crisis”, presented at the Australian Political Studies Association’s 2011 Conference in Canberra (September 2011, refereed)
Jikon Lai, “Review of Deepak Nayyar, Resurgent Asia: Diversity in Development (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019)”, Pacific Affairs, Vol.93. No.4 (2020).
Jikon Lai, “Review of T J Pempel and Keichi Tsunekawa (eds), Two Crises, Different Outcomes: East Asia and Global Finance (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2015)”, Contemporary Southeast Asia, Vol.37 No.2 (2015).
Jikon Lai, “Review of Hidetaka Yoshimatsu, The Political Economy of Regionalism in East Asia: Integrative Explanation for Dynamics and Challenges (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008)”, Journal of the Asia Pacific Economy, Vol.14 No.3 (2009).
Jikon Lai, “Australia’s WTO Complaint: What’s the Point?” The Diplomat, 5 January 2021.
Jikon Lai and Elina Noor, “US-China tensions: Asean should actively address the fallout from their feud”, South China Morning Post, 16 September 2020.
Jikon Lai, “Pandemic Tracking: The Unfortunate Use of Statistics”, RSIS Commentary (No. CO19114), 1 June 2020.
Jikon Lai, “IMF Changing of the Guard: Sorry Tale of Leadership Transition”, RSIS Commentary (No. CO19114), 19 July 2019.
Jikon Lai, “The Rising Tide: Trade in Services and Intangibles”, RSIS Commentary (No. CO19146), 10 June 2019.
Jikon Lai, “Islamic Finance should be on the G20’s Agenda on Financial Inclusion”, G20-Watch website, an initiative of the Melbourne School of Government at the University of Melbourne, 29 September 2014.
Jikon Lai, “Global Growth of Islamic Finance and Policy Challenges“, Global Policy Column, 23 April 2013.
Jikon Lai, “Financial crises 101 could provide lessons for all“, The Conversation, 7 November 2012.
Jikon Lai, “Can Islamic Finance Provide Salvation for the Banking Sector“, The Conversation, 9 October 2012.
Jikon Lai, “Crisis? What crisis? Five years on, we’ve surrendered to the global financial sector“, The Conversation, 6 September 2012.
Three case studies written to accompany the textbook Global Political Economy, 3rd Edition, edited by John Ravenhill (Oxford: OUP, 2010):
— The Doha Development Agenda
— The BRICs of the Global Economy, and
— A Decade of Financial Crises