CEO Pay and the Market for CEOs

June 2012
Working Papers -- U.S. Federal Reserve Board's Finance & Economi;2012, p1
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The article discusses the pay and labor market for chief executive officer (CEO). It states that the compensation decisions of the board reward educational credentials, career, and reputational credentials of CEOs. It says that sorting considerations in the CEO labor market are significant determinant of CEO pay. It adds that the increase in CEO pay may owe at least in part to an increase in the CEO talent premium.


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