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Nachträgliche Reduktion von Vorstandsbezügen: Eine ökonomische Analyse der Herabsetzungsmöglichkeit von Vorstandsbezügen nach dem VorstAG
[Ex post Reduction of Executive Compensation: An economic review of the Ger-man VorstAG]

  • Duran, Mihael

This paper examines the possibility of reducing executive compensation following the German VorstAG. To examine the potential economic impact of the reduction, a tournament model is introduced. The model shows some implications on the decisions of the Executive Board and Supervisory Board.

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Date of creation: 20 Sep 2011
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Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:33815
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  1. Robert Gibbons, 1997. "An Introduction to Applicable Game Theory," NBER Technical Working Papers 0199, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Sherwin Rosen, 1985. "Prizes and Incentives in Elimination Tournaments," NBER Working Papers 1668, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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  8. Christopher Ferrall, 1996. "Promotions and Incentives in Partnerships: Evidence from Major U.S. Law Firms," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 29(4), pages 811-27, November.
  9. Ronald G. Ehrenberg & Michael L. Bognanno, 1990. "The incentive effects of tournaments revisited: Evidence from the European PGA tour," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 43(3), pages 74-88, February.
  10. Alannah Orrison & Andrew Schotter & Keith Weigelt, 2004. "Multiperson Tournaments: An Experimental Examination," Management Science, INFORMS, vol. 50(2), pages 268-279, February.
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  12. Koch, Rosemarie & Raible, Karl-Friedrich & Stadtmann, Georg, 2011. "Vorstandsvergütung in Deutschland - ist eine Trendwende in Sicht?," Discussion Papers 299, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder), Department of Business Administration and Economics.
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