Indonesian Challenge on Economic Ideas (ICEI) is a part of FSDE (Forum Studi dan Diskusi Ekonomi) competition which is the biggest event held by HIMIESPA (Himpunan Mahasiswa Ilmu Ekonomi) Faculty of Economics and Business of Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta. ICEI competition consists of essay competition and presentation session, mini seminar, and also Tour de Yogya. The grand theme of FSDE 2016 itself is “Enhancing Competitiveness in the Era of Digital Economics”. Thus grand theme then is formulated into 4 themes where three of them are used to be the theme of essay competition, and the last theme is formulated to be the mini seminar’s theme. Here are the themes for essay competition:
While the theme for mini seminar is “Creating the Infrastructure for A Robust Digital Economy”. This competition was held on November 16-19, 2016 in Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta. The finalists came from undergraduate students, they came from Universitas Brawijaya, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Universitas Indonesia, STIE Trisakti, Sampoerna Academy, Institut Teknologi Bandung, serta Politeknik Perkapalan Negeri Surabaya.
This time, Brawijaya delegation couldn’t be the winner of the competition. The first and the third winner was Universitas Gadjah Mada, while the second wa Sampoerna Academy.
UB delegates got some suggestion to enhance our article by doing a better elaborating and also develop some suggestions to conquer negative effects from our idea. This competition has given us valuable relation and also knowledge about digital economy.