Should a rising stock price inoculate top executives from criticism over their pay? To more and more experts in corporate finance and pay issues, the answer is no.
Social justice and a reasonable distribution of wealth are not just more morally attractive than a profoundly unequal society. They are also essential on a practical level, to ensure a consumer economy that works and a creative economy that draws on all talents rather than just those of a privileged elite.
The United States accounts for nearly three quarters of the increase in global wealth over the past decade and over half the world’s population of adults worth over $50 million.
A look at the research on the impact of excessive executive pay by China’s leading business school.
Why we need full annual disclosure of the pay ratio between CEOs and their most typical workers.
If only the former President understood back then, in his White House years, what he understands so clearly today.
The Talking Heads band c0-founder explains how rampant inequality is squeezing out the artistic genius that made New York such a vibrant cultural capital.
This November 24 Swiss voters will decide whether to limit CEO pay to 12 times worker pay. Likely coming to a vote in the near future after that: a proposal to set a $2,800 monthly minimum wage.
A look at the psychological research on the empathy gap.
We do not live in a “winner-take-all” nation. We increasingly live in a “cheater-take-all” system.