Essays about: "executive pay"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 essays containing the words executive pay.

  1. 1. Executive pay, female representation in top management and firm performance. A study of S&P 500 companies.

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Lucia Lamberti; Lilin Ma; [2020]
    Keywords : executive compensation; gender; firm performance; female executives; incentive pay;

    Abstract : This master thesis investigates the influence of both executive pay and female representation in top management on firm performance. As recent trends in both pay-performance sensitivities and women in executive positions suggest a positive relationship of firm performance with both executive pay and female representation in top management, a nine-year panel data regression is run on the S&P 500 companies to study the potential effects of both CEOs' pay and the presence of female CEOs on corporate performance in the time frame 2010-2018. READ MORE

  2. 2. The determinants of CEO compensation in Nigeria : a quantitative study

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomistyrning och logistik (ELO)

    Author : Olusegun Damilola Akinwunmi; [2020]
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    Abstract : The increase in executive compensation in the last few decades has attracted interest in CEO compensation and other top management pay. This has caused the determinants of CEO compensation to remain at the center of debate and discussion among the academic literatures in recent time. READ MORE

  3. 3. It takes two to tango: The relationship between pay-performance sensitivity and remuneration committees

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för finansiell ekonomi

    Author : Sebastian Falke; Gustav Sönnerberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Pay-performance sensitivity; Remuneration committee; Incentive pay;

    Abstract : A central feature in modern economics is the separation of ownership and control, leading to the use of corporate governance in business management. Regulatory environment emphasizes the use of remuneration committees as a corporate governance measure to incentivize compensation policies and monitor executive compensation. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can Women take on Corporate Short-Termism? An Empirical Study of Executive Gender among Other Determinants of Corporate Short-Termism measured through Earnings Manipulation

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för företagande och ledning

    Author : Sara Hlatky; Alexa Straus; [2017]
    Keywords : short-termism; gender; executives; earnings management; earnings fraud;

    Abstract : Executives face intense public scrutiny for excessive risk taking connected to large near-term pay-offs as well as receiving extremely high compensation, even in times of poor performance. This stands in stark contrast to a lack of conclusive findings on corporate short-termism in the academic literature. READ MORE

  5. 5. CEO Remuneration : A study on the impact of the Capital Requirement Directive IV’s bonus cap on the variable remuneration

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    Author : Anisa Odzak; Amanda Skog; [2017]
    Keywords : Chief Executive Officer; Remuneration; Bonus Cap; EU Banking Sector; CRD IV; Managerial Power Theory;

    Abstract : Background: Over the past decades, there has been a massive increase in the level of CEO remuneration, which has not been in line with the growth in company earnings and firm size. This massive increase in particularly variable remuneration was one of the main causes to the financial crisis during 2007-2008. READ MORE