James Surowiecki’s latest “Financial Page” essay on CEO and hedge fund manager compensation

The Financial Page
Performance-pay Perplexes
by James Surowiecki
November 12, 2007

Economist James Surowiecki’s latest essay on CEO compensation sheds light into how CEO incentive packages actually induce CEOs into taking risks that hurt their companies long-term.

He has written many of his New Yorker “Financial Page” essays on this exact topic over the past few years. Here are links to more of them.

January 22, 2007
The Financial Page
The Sky-high Club

August 28, 2006
The Financial Page
Private Lies

February 13, 2006
The Financial Page
Overcompensating

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