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Is there a gender gap in CEO compensation
The gender pay gap generates significant political and social debate. This study contributes to this discussion by examining if a gender pay gap exists at the highest level of corporate management,Expand
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The Association Between Gender-Diverse Compensation Committees and CEO Compensation
We examine the association between gender-diverse compensation committees and CEO pay and find that CEO compensation levels are negatively associated with gender-diversity of the compensationExpand
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The CEO pay slice: Managerial power or efficient contracting? Some indirect evidence
This paper uses the CEO Pay Slice (CPS) to provide insight into the managerial power versus efficient contracting debate on CEO compensation. Based on a sample of 9978 U.S. listed firms for theExpand
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Does Board Gender-Diversity Matter in M&A Activities?
Responding to the social recognition of the importance of corporate gender-diversity, the topic has evoked significant interest in academic literature. This paper contributes to the discussion byExpand
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Comments on Shan and Walter: ‘Towards a Set of Design Principles for Executive Compensation Contracts’
This paper is developed around the set of design principles for executive compensation contracts as outlined in the study of Shan and Walter (2014). We propose guidance for determining an appropriateExpand
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Are Qualified and Experienced Outside Directors Willing to Join Fraudulent Firms and If So, Why?
ABSTRACT We investigate whether qualified and experienced directors are willing to join firms following the revelation of financial fraud. Specifically, we focus on directors with prior board exper...
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The influence of powerful non-executive Chairs in Mergers and acquisitions
Abstract This paper examines the influence of the non-executive Chair of bidding firms on various takeover outcomes. We study this in the Australian context due to its unique institutional settingExpand
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SOME EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE FOR ALTERNATIVE EXPLANATIONS OF CEO COMPENSATION BASED ON THE CEO PAY SLICE
This paper presents evidence on two alternative explanations of the CEO pay slice (CPS), efficient contracting and managerial power. Based on a sample of 9,978 U.S. listed firms for the periodExpand
Powerful CEOs, cash bonus contracts and firm performance
We investigate whether powerful chief executive officers (CEOs) influence the conditions of their cash bonus contracts. Specifically, we examine (i) the association between CEO power and theExpand
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