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Chief Executive Compensation and Corporate Groups in Japan: New Evidence From Micro Data

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  • Takao Kato

    (The Jerome Levy Economics Institute)

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A growing body of literature has arisen analyzing compensation levels of Japanese CEOs. In this paper, Kato first looks at what compensation levels during the 1980s to examine the differences between Japanese executives whose firms are members of corporate groups (those linked by their relationships to a main bank and by cross-holding of equity) and those that are independent.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Macroeconomics with number 9904010.

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Length: 34 pages
Date of creation: 15 Apr 1999
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpma:9904010

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