Why eye-popping CEO pay is inevitable

24 May 2015 - 02:00 By Ann Crotty

What if we've been paying corporate executives much more than was actually necessary to get them to do a good job? And what if the way these executives were incentivised actually guaranteed a poor long-term outcome, not only for the company that was paying them but for the entire economy?The independent UK think-tank the High Pay Centre suggests that this might be the case.

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