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

  • 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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    Date of creation: Feb 2010
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    Publication status: Published in Entropy 2009, 11, 766-781
    Handle: RePEc:arx:papers:1002.2269
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