The Impact of Covid 19 on Economic Growth and Psychological Education in ASEAN Countries
Chancellor of Medan Area University, Prof. Dadan Ramdan, M.Eng, M.Sc in his remarks greatly appreciated the activity. Covid-19 pandemic has become a global issue that has had a large impact in almost all fields including in the Economy, Social, Politics, Culture and Education and also has caused social and economic pressure in almost all countries experiencing a dilemmatic problem between saving the country’s economy or safety the lives of its citizens, which of course the country will certainly save its citizens.
But this has consequences for economic growth that has decreased which has an impact on social life, including in countries in ASEAN and especially in Indonesia.
The Indonesian state must also face an increase in unemployment, declining performance conditions, slowing economic activity and the continuing spread of the virus. This pandemic also has a huge impact on the world of education which makes us forced to learn online and limited conditions of limited infrastructure such as expensive quota, uneven signals, and devices that are not appropriate in the online learning process.
Therefore, with this webinar activity, he hopes to be able to discuss together about the impact of the pandemic and how we can adapt and jointly overcome it according to the perspective of psychology and economics and hopes that this webinar contributes to the insight of knowledge and in dealing with New Normal.
Mr. Sutan Emir Hidayat, PH. D, who delivered his material on Sharia financial economics, the purpose of establishing Sharia financial economy that aims to strengthen the national economy by developing a superior halal product industry, strengthening the Islamic financial industry and then developing religious social funds through zakat, endowments or infaq to contribute to economic growth although economic growth is predicted to decline due to a pandemic.