Corpus ID: 5533783

CEO Compensation and Information Technology

  title={CEO Compensation and Information Technology},
  author={Heekyung Hellen Kim and Erik Brynjolfsson},
CEO compensation has increased dramatically in the last few decades, drawing increasing scrutiny from policy-makers, researchers, and the broader public. We find that IT (information technology) intensity strongly predicts compensation of CEO and other top executives. Our examination of panel data from 2507 publicly traded firms over 15 years controls for other types of capital, number of employees, market capitalization, median worker wages, industry turbulence, firm or industry fixed effects… Expand
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