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Unpublished Paper
EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AND INCOME INEQUALITY
ExpressO (2012)
  • Dan Morrissey
Abstract

The Articles explores the connection between exorbitant executive compensation and the growing income inequality in our country. It discusses the tradition legal attempts to rein in corporate remuneration as well as the more recent “Say-on-Pay” right given shareholders in the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act of 2010. The Article concludes that negative stockholder votes there can be evidence that directors have breached their fiduciary duties by granting overly generous pay hikes to their top officials.

Keywords
  • executive compensation,
  • income equality
Disciplines
Publication Date
February 17, 2012
Citation Information
Dan Morrissey. "EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION AND INCOME INEQUALITY" ExpressO (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dan_morrissey/4/