David Weil

Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management

Dean and Professor

P.O. Box 549110/MS 035

415 South Street

Waltham, MA 02454

United States

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Research Fellow

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

25

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Ideas:
“  I continue research on the implications of employment restructuring on workers, inequality, and social networks as well as policy implications of those changes.  ”

Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

The Benefits and Costs of Transparency: A Model of Disclosure Based Regulation

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Jul 2002
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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disclosure, regulation, transparency, risk

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The Political Economy of Transparency: What Makes Disclosure Policies Sustainable?

KSG Working Paper No. RWP03-039, Institute for Government Innovation, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University OPS-02-03
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 06 May 2003
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management and Transparency Policy Project
Downloads 1,112 (18,648)
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transparency, information disclosure, regulation

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The Political Economy of Transparency: What Makes Disclosure Policies Effective?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Aug 2005
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management and Transparency Policy Project
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transparency, information disclosure, regulation

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Valuing the Economic Consequences of Work Injury and Illness: A Comparison of Methods and Findings

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Nov 1999
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Improving Workplace Conditions Through Strategic Enforcement

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2010-20
Number of pages: 112 Posted: 12 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2012
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
Downloads 468 (60,813)
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Enforcement, compliance, regulation, low wage work, employment

Crafting a Progressive Workplace Regulatory Policy: Why Enforcement Matters

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Feb 2007
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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enforcement, workplace policy, regulation, labor policy

Crafting a Progressive Workplace Regulatory Policy: Why Enforcement Matters

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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The Impact of Osha Enforcement on Regulatory Compliance in the U.S. Construction Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Mar 2000
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Assessing Osha Performance: Evidence from the Construction Industry

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Aug 1999
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Compliance with the Minimum Wage: Can Government Make a Difference?

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Feb 2003
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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minimum wage, regulation, labor standards, economics of enforcement, sweatshops, apparel industry

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The Diffusion of Modern Manufacturing Practices: Evidence from the Retail-Apparel Sectors

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Nov 1998
Margaret Y. Hwang and David Weil
Pomona College - Department of Economics and Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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A Strategic Approach to Labor Inspection

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2009-4
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 May 2008 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2012
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
Downloads 230 (133,881)
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enforcement, workplace policy, regulation, labor policy

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Individual Rights and Collective Agents: The Role of Old and New Workplace Institutions in the Regulation of Labor Markets

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Apr 2001
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Workplace policies, labor policy, labor market intermediaries, implementation

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Leveraging Time: Regulating Labor Standards in the Age of Lean Retailing

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2001
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Labor standards, regulation, Fair Labor Standards Act, apparel industry, lean retailing

Are Mandated Health and Safety Committees Substitutes or Supplements for Labor Unions?

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Oct 1998
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Are Mandated Health and Safety Committees Substitutes or Supplements for Labor Unions?

Industrial and Labor Relations Review
Posted: 28 Oct 1998
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management

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Does Ownership Structure Influence Regulatory Behavior? The Impact of Franchising on Labor Standards Compliance

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol.68, no.5, October, pp. 977-1006.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2018
MinWoong Ji and David Weil
Boston University and Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Compliance, regulation, franchising, labor standards

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Broken Windows, Vulnerable Workers, and the Future of Worker Representation

Boston U. School of Management Research Paper No. 2012-23
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2013
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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worker representation, labor unions, compliance, labor law, broken windows

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Individual Rights and Collective Agents: The Role of Old and New Workplace Institutions in the Regulation of Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w9565
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 15 Mar 2003 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Evaluating the Effectiveness of National Labor Relations Act Remedies: Analysis and Comparison with Other Workplace Penalty Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w16626
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Dec 2010
Morris M. Kleiner and David Weil
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Regulating Labour Standards Via Supply Chains: Combining Public/Private Interventions to Improve Workplace Compliance

British Journal of Industrial Relations, Vol. 45, Issue 4, pp. 791-814, November 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
David Weil and Carlos Mallo
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Ratcheting Up: Linked Technology Adoption in Supply Chains

Industrial Relations, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 490-508, July 2005
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jun 2005
Margaret Y. Hwang and David Weil
Pomona College - Department of Economics and Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Malaria and Early African Development: Evidence from the Sickle Cell Trait

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 610, pp. 1207-1234, 2018
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 May 2018
Independent and Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management
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Creating a Strategic Enforcement Approach to Address Wage Theft: One Academic's Journey in Organizational Change.

Journal of Industrial Relations, vol. 60, no.3, June, pp. 437-460.
Posted: 23 Aug 2018
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management

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Workplace regulation; Strategic enforcement; Labor standards; Fissured workplace

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Public Enforcement/Private Monitoring: Evaluating a New Approach to Regulating the Minimum Wage

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2004
Posted: 04 Oct 2004
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management

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Minimum wage compliance, federal minimum wage laws

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If Osha is so Bad, Why is Compliance so Good?

RAND JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS, Vol. 27, No. 3
Posted: 20 Dec 1998
David Weil
Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management

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Diffusion and Performance of Modular Production in the U.S. Apparel Industry

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS: A JOURNAL OF ECONOMY AND SOCIETY, Vol. 35, No. 3, July 1996
Posted: 19 Jun 1998
John T. Dunlop and David Weil
Harvard University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics (Deceased) and Brandeis University Heller School of Social Policy and Management

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