TITLE

Pop Economics

AUTHOR(S)
WILLIAMSON, KEVIN D.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
National Review;10/19/2009, Vol. 61 Issue 19, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the efforts to reform compensation practices of banking executives. U.S. President Barack Obama and other world leaders met at the Group of 20 summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to discuss this topic. Particular attention is given to an academic study from the National Bureau of Economic Research on the question of bank performance and chief executive officer (CEO) compensation.
ACCESSION #
44436094

 

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