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Summer 4-1-2021

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This study aims to determine the development of Islamic microfinance research trends published by leading journals on Islamic economics and finance. The data analyzed consisted of 441 indexed research publications. The data is then processed and analyzed using the R Bibliometric application to find out the bibliometric map of the development of Islamic economics and finance on Islamic microfinance. The results showed that the number of publications on the development of Islamic economic and financial research had increased significantly. Then, most types of documents that analyze Islamic microfinance are journaled articles. The most popular author is Kassim S, and the most popular keywords are Islamic, microfinance, institution, and Indonesia. The trend analysis shows that Islamic microfinance institutions needs to play a more social role, especially to help reduce poverty.