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A Public Comment on the SEC Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule

Article | Mar 29, 2017

In this comment, we explain our objections to the SEC’s current formulation of the PRDR on each of these three grounds. Then we present the latest data on the remuneration of the 500 highest-paid CEOs in the United States, demonstrating the way in which the SEC’s measure of CEO pay that enters into the CMW ratio tends to systematically underestimate actual executive pay.

If CEO Pay Was Measured Properly, It Would Look Even More Outrageus

Article | Dec 22, 2016

Research funded by the Institute for New Economic Thinking has revealed that the SEC reports executive compensation using a formula that routinely undercounts it

The Mismeasure of Mammon: Uses and Abuses of Executive Pay Data

Paper Working Paper Series | | Aug 2016

Report to the Institute for New Economic Thinking on the statistical measurement and policy implications of the compensation of the highest- paid U.S. corporate executives

What we learn about inequality from Carl Icahn’s $2 billion Apple “no brainer”

Article | Jun 6, 2016

The company’s focus on stock buybacks to increase shareholder value is a reminder of why so much of the value created daily by millions of workers ends up in the hands of the billionaires