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Paper – CEO Pay and the Rise of Relative Performance Contracts: a Question of Governance?

Bell, Brian and Van Reenen, John, CEO Pay and the Rise of Relative Performance Contracts: a Question of Governance? (July 2016). CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11385. Available for download at SSRN: “Would moving to relative performance contracts improve the alignment between CEO pay and performance? To address this we exploit the large rise in… Continue Reading

CEO pay remains up 46.5% since 2009 – make 267 times more than typical workers

Economic Policy Institute, By Lawrence Mishel and Jessica Schieder,  July 12, 2016: “What this report finds: In 2015, CEOs in America’s largest firms made an average of $15.5 million in compensation, which is 276 times the annual average pay of the typical worker. While the CEO-to-worker compensation ratio is down from 302-to-1 in 2014, it… Continue Reading

The New York Time Equilar 200 Highest Paid CEO-Rankings

“The New York Times recently published its coverage of the Equilar 200 Highest-Paid CEO Rankings, an analysis of the top paid CEOs at public U.S. companies with at least $1 billion in fiscal year-end market cap. Over the past nine years, Equilar has collaborated with The Times as the preferred data provider of executive compensation… Continue Reading

Linking Societal Trust and CEO Compensation

Kanagaretnam, Kiridaran (Giri) and Khokhar, Rahman and Mawani, Amin, Linking Societal Trust and CEO Compensation (March 14, 2016). Available for download at SSRN: “We examine the association between societal trust and the levels of CEO compensation and the proportion of equity-based compensation of 897 firm-years from 18 countries over the 2007- 2013 period. We… Continue Reading

The dozen plus one CEO’s who earn more than $30M per year

USA Today: “Eleven current CEOs of S&P 500 companies, including Philippe Dauman of media giant Viacom (VIAB), Marc Benioff of online sales software maker (CRM) and Robert Iger of media powerhouse Disney (DIS), are members of the lucrative $30-million-a-year club, based on an analysis of data from S&P Global Market Intelligence by USA TODAY of the 418 CEO… Continue Reading

The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs

Via As You Sow – “CEO pay grew an astounding 997% the past 36 years, vastly outpacing growth in the cost of living, the productivity of the economy, and the stock market. The second report in the series, The 100 Most Overpaid CEOs: Are Fund Managers Asleep at the Wheel? highlights the forces behind disproportionate… Continue Reading

CEO Pay in Canada

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Hugh Mackenzie: “This report looks at the 2008-2014 compensation levels for Canada’s highest paid 100 CEOs and finds that the average pay of Canada’s top executives has been extraordinarily resilient, in good times and in bad. The review finds that the country’s top 100 CEOs pocketed, on average, $8.96… Continue Reading

PWC 2015 US CEO Survey

“For the first time in five years in PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey, more business leaders rate the US as their most important market for overseas growth ahead of all others, including China’s. As the US recovery gains traction, it is gaining more adherents. Challenges remain, yet key measures of US economic health are improving.… Continue Reading

Tale of Two Retirements: one for CEOs of large U.S. corporations and the other for the rest of us

Center for Effective Government: “Retirement benefits for CEOs at corporations have exploded while the rest of Americans struggle to save for retirement. Just look at this statistic: the 100 largest CEO retirement funds are worth a combined $4.9 billion. That’s equal to the entire retirement account savings of 41 percent of American families! This rising… Continue Reading

ScienceOpen Hits the 10 Million Article Mark

PR Newswire: “ScienceOpen, the research + open access publishing network, has added article records from more than 10 million scientific publications. Researchers can now filter published content by the number of citations and monitor the relevance and impact of recent scientific results by tracking social media mentions. Over 20,000 scholarly journals are currently published worldwide.… Continue Reading

bcg – The New CEO’s Guide to Transformation

The New CEO’s Guide to Transformation – Turning Ambition into Sustainable Results. May 15, 2015 by Hans-Paul Bürkner, Lars Fæste, and Jim Hemerlin. Boston Consulting Group. “Leadership transitions increasingly happen when companies are at an inflection point, and as a result, new CEOs frequently face immediate pressure to make changes. The challenges are significant. Companies… Continue Reading

CEOS’ Leadership Styles and Managers’ Innovative Behaviour

Kang, Jae Hyeung and Solomon, George T. and Choi, David Y., CEOS’ Leadership Styles and Managers’ Innovative Behaviour: Investigation of Intervening Effects in an Entrepreneurial Context (June 2015). Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 52, Issue 4, pp. 531-554, 2015. Available for download at SSRN: or “We examine the relationships and intervening mechanisms between… Continue Reading