Helmi Noviar, Muzakir Muzakir


This study aims to explain the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic and its impact on the wages of agricultural laborers in Indonesia. The data used were obtained from the Indonesian Central Bureau of Statistics with monthly data before and after the pandemic period. The variables that become the focus of this study are the index of exchange rates received by farmers, wages of farm laborers and dummy variables. By using the least square method, the regression estimation results which can be concluded that the Covid-19 epidemic has an effect and has a positive impact on farm laborers' wages.

Key words: Farmer Exchange Rate Index, Wages, Covid-19

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