Thesis Defence of Doctoral in Economics: Sapto Trilaksono and Agus Muharam
On Saturday (11/25/2017) has been held thesis defend of Doctor in Economics field at Karawaci Campus Auditorium of Universitas Gunadarma with promovendus Drs. Sapto Trilaksono, MSc., FSAI, AAIJ, QIP at morning session and promovendus Drs. Agus Muharam, MSc., ASAI, AAI-J, QIP, CPIE in the afternoon session.In the morning session is opportunity of promovendus Sapto Trilaksono with the promotor Prof. Dr. Sahat S. P Pandjaitan, SE, MSC and Co-Promotor. Adi Kuswanto, SE, MBA also outside examiner Prof. Indra Maipita, M.Si, Ph.D presented his thesis entitled The Influence of Economic Growth Rate, Age Dependency Ratio, Unemployment Rate to State Expenditure for Social insurance Program with Moderation of State Expenditure for Education in ASEAN Countries. The purpose of the research is to analyze the rate of economic growth of the state expenditure on social insurance in ASEAN countries, the influence of the unemployment rate on the state's expenditure on social insurance in ASEAN countries, the influence of the age dependency ratio has an effect on the state expenditure on social insurance in ASEAN countries and the influence of economic growth rate, unemployment rate and the age dependency ratio on state expenditure on social insurance programs with moderate state spending on education in ASEAN countries. The results of the study suggest that the rate of economic growth has an effect on the size of the state expenditure on social insurance, the unemployment rate has an effect on the expenditure of the state for social insurance, the old age dependency ratio affects the state expenditure on social insurance, the state expenditures for education moderate the impact of economic growth on state expenditure on social insurance, State spending on education moderates the effects of unemployment on state expenditure on social insurance and state expenditure on education moderates the influence of the age-dependent ratio on state expenditure on social insurance.
After the break, the afternoon session continued with Promovendus Agus Muharam presenting his thesis entitled "The Influence of Capital, Premiums and Claims on Reinsurance Capacity with Retention as Moderating Variables". Acting as the Promotor is Prof. Dr. Dharma Tintri E.S., SE., Akt., MBA., CA and Dr. Prihantoro, SE, MM as Co-Promotor and Prof. Dr. Bernadette Robiani, M.Sc as External Examiner. The research used capital, premium and claims as independent variables while the method used to analyze the influence between variables using panel data regression. The results show the capital, premium and claims simultaneously and partially significant effect on reinsurance capacity. If retention as moderation, only capital has significant effect on reinsurance capacity with negative direction and based on analysis of research result could be concluded the level of capital and low retention.
The Senate Committee of Universitas Gunadarma determined both Sapto Trilaksono with. promotor Prof. Dr. Sahat S.P Pandjaitan, SE, MSC and Co-Promotor Dr. Adi Kuswanto, SE, MBA and promovendus Agus Muharam with promotor Prof. Dr. Dharma Tintri E.S., SE., Akt., MBA., CA and Co-Promotor Dr. Prihantoro, SE, MM graduated with honors. Both of them became 103rd and 104th Doctor of Economy in Universitas Gunadarma.