TITLE

Stacked Deck: Can Governance Structures Explain CEO Compensation Differences Across Countries?

AUTHOR(S)
Martin, John A.; Davis, Kevin J.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Academy of Management Perspectives;Feb2010, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a study by social researcher Ola Sjoberg that determined that governance structures have a major impact on the way in which corporate earnings are distributed. The authors discusses alternative explanations for income inequality. They suggest that the effects of the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act on income inequality be studied. The authors argue that the difference between governance of U.S. private and public firms as well as governance structures in Asian nations should be analyzed. They suggest that the implications for firm performance be investigated.
ACCESSION #
50304418

 

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