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Excess Ceo Compensation

Pity the Poor Exorbitantly-Paid CEOs

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Business
Robert J. Elisberg

Being paid exorbitant bonuses for failing is the problem. Not that people who succeed didn't help the needy enough.

Mark Gongloff

CEOs Got A Bigger Pay Raise Than You Did Last Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.16.2013 | Business

Hey, don't feel bad, vassals, CEOs are just like you -- they, too, only got tiny raises last year. Of course, unlike you, when CEOs get raises, the...

How High CEO Pay Hurts the 99 Percent

William Lazonick | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business
William Lazonick

It is about time that we took control of exploding executive pay. It is not just that the sums involved are unfair, and as history has shown, will only become more obscene. These executives control the allocation of resources that represent the well-being of the 99 percent.

A Dangerous Pattern: Rewarding Failure

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ron Ashkenas

Cross-posted from Harvard Business Online Over the past few months there has been growing anger and frustration about outsized Wall Street bonuses aw...

Excessive Compensation: Your Tax Dollars at Work

Aaron Zelinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Zelinsky

The Obama Administration recently announced pay limits for bailed-out CEOs. But unless the IRS changes its policies, taxpayers will continue to subsidize unreasonable compensation paid by publicly held corporations.

John McCain's New Populism?

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

McCain can "pledge" to reform Wall Street business practices all he wants, but he hasn't walked the walk in the Senate in past years, nor has his party ever done so.