Are CEO's paid their marginal product? An empirical analysis of executive compensation and corporate performance
The theory and reality of chief executive compensation is explored in this paper. The study here uses a panel of data on 143 executives from America’s largest corporations. The results suggest that earlier theoretical expectations and empirical findings of compressed wage scales may not hold when top-level managers are included.
|Date of creation:||Jun 1991|
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|Publication status:||Published in Australian Bulletin of Labor No. 2.17(1991): pp. 118-131|
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