Occupational Health and Gig Economy

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Gig Economy and Performance Pay

Davis ME, and E Hoyt. “Is Gig Work Bad for Your Health?  Evidence from a Longitudinal Panel of US Workers,” paper under review, 2018.

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


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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.”

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