Happy news came from one of the students of the Development Economics study program, Andri Subagja. Andri Subagja (Bagja) won 2nd place in the 2022 Essay Competition, Universitas Wijaya Kusuma Surabaya. Andri Subagja is also the Deputy General Chair of Sharia Investment Gallery FEB UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta and Head of the Department of Research and Scientific Publications HMPS Development Economics UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta.

The Essay Competition was attended by more than 20 students across Indonesia from leading campuses. The theme of this competition is “Developing the Role of Economic Science during the COVID-19 Pandemic and Recovery in the Economic Sector.” Bagja wrote an essay entitled “Observing the National Economic Recovery Program as a Milestone of Economic Awakening during the COVID-19 Pandemic”. After the final contest with a presentation of his work essay, the winner was announced on the same day on Wednesday, January 12, 2022.