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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]

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  • Duran, Mihael

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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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  • Duran, Mihael, 2011. "Nachträgliche Reduktion von Vorstandsbezügen: Eine ökonomische Analyse der Herabsetzungsmöglichkeit von Vorstandsbezügen nach dem VorstAG
    [Ex post Reduction of Executive Compensation: An economic r
    ," MPRA Paper 33815, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:33815
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    Keywords

    Corporate Governance; Executive Compensation; Tournaments;

    JEL classification:

    • G38 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • M12 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - Personnel Management; Executives; Executive Compensation

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