Research Handbook on Executive Pay

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2012 - Business & Economics - 552 pages
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Research on executive compensation has exploded in recent years, and this volume of specially commissioned essays brings the reader up-to-date on all of the latest developments in the field. Leading corporate governance scholars from a range of countries
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
PART I HISTORY AND THEORY
9
a legislative history of executive compensation
11
2 US executive compensation in historical perspective
41
what has been achieved?
58
a history of governance reform failure?
73
5 Agency theory and incentive compensation
101
PART II THE STRUCTURE OF EXECUTIVE PAY
121
13 Say on pay and the outrage constraint
255
14 Taxing executive compensation
284
what we can learn from the experience with Rule 10b5 1
299
16 Executive compensation consultants
320
PART IV INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON EXECUTIVE PAY
339
hard law softl aw boards and consultants
341
18 Presidents compensation in Japan
369
19 Top executive pay in China
387

the international principles
123
7 Reforming financial executives compensation for the long term
136
the case of macroeconomic fluctuations
159
9 CEO compensation and stock options in IPO firms
183
executiver emuneration built to fail
199
PART III CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
217
common law perspectives
219
12 Institutional investor preferences and executive compensation
241
20 Executive compensation and pay for performance in China
414
21 Executive compensation in India
435
managing harmonization risks
466
reasonableness managerial incentives and sustainability in order to enhance optimal contracting and to limit managerial power
486
24 Director and executive compensation regulations for Italian listed and closed corporations
506
Index
521
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Professor Niamh Moloney is Professor of Financial Markets Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science and a Fellow (Household Finance) of the Centre for Financial Studies, Frankfurt.