Purpose of the study: This paper will discuss the application of maqasid al shariah as a benchmark in the Corruption Measurement Model (CMM) based on Maqasid Syariah. Dimensions to be assessed on maqasid al shariah based on the opinions of Syathibi include hifdzun Dhin, hifdzun an-nafsh, hifdzun al-aql, hifdzun an-nasl, and hifdzun al-maal.

Methodology: In addition to successfully formulating all the relevant details of maqasid al shariah for corruption measurement, this study is the first research that uses quantitative methods like ANOVA on data from all provinces in Indonesia.

Main findings: The result is the average score from the Corruption Measurement Model (CMM) in Indonesia which is found to be good enough. The empirical study using ANOVA shows that there is no significant difference in the maqasid dimension among provinces in Indonesia, with a significance of 0.05.

Applications of this study: The results of this study enables researcher, practitioner and policy maker to understand the implication of corruption and its impact on the society.

Novelty/ Originality of this study: The application of maqasid al shariah is tested to explain the impact of corruption on the inadequacy of infrastructure and inefficient bureaucracy.


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