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Globalization and CEO Pay : Estimating the Value of Good Leaders in Complex Firms

@inproceedings{Andersen2015GlobalizationAC,
  title={Globalization and CEO Pay : Estimating the Value of Good Leaders in Complex Firms},
  author={Svend Greniman Andersen and David Hummels and Nber Jakob Munch},
  year={2015}
}
Much attention has been given to increasing income shares of top income earners in many advanced economies, particularly in the U.S. This increase is partly driven by so-called ‘supermanagers’, the chief executive officers (CEOs) of the largest firms. In this paper, we identify CEOs from matched worker-firm data for Denmark for the period 1995-2008 and construct firm complexity measures related to globalization. We document novel stylized facts about globalization and CEO compensation. We… 

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