Occupational Health

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Gig Economy and Performance Pay

Davis ME. “Pay Matters: The Piece Rate and Health in the Developing World,” Annals of

Global Health, Vol. 82(5):858-865 (2016).

Davis ME. “Does Piece Rate Pay Impact Perceived Occupational Hazards in Garment Factories?

Evidence from Vietnam.” International Labour Organization and Better Work, Discussion Paper

26, June 2018. Available at: https://betterwork.org/our-impact/publications/


Trucking Industry


Commercial Fishing image

Davis ME. “Perceptions of Occupational Risk by US Commercial Fishermen,” Marine Policy, Vol. 36:28-33 (2012).

Davis ME.  “Occupational Safety and Regulatory Compliance in US Commercial Fishing,” Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, Vol. 66(4): 209-216 (2011).

Backus A, and ME Davis. “Occupational Safety in the Maine Commercial Fishing Industry: Status Report and Policy Recommendations.”



Davis ME. “Occupational Safety and Health in Haiti’s Apparel Sector.” Report to the International Labor Organization and Better Work, Geneva, Switzerland, October 2015.


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