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What is Fair Pay for Executives? An Information Theoretic Analysis of Wage Distributions

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  • Venkat Venkatasubramanian

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The high pay packages of U.S. CEOs have raised serious concerns about what would constitute a fair pay.

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  • Venkat Venkatasubramanian, 2010. "What is Fair Pay for Executives? An Information Theoretic Analysis of Wage Distributions," Papers 1002.2269, arXiv.org.
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