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Research Paper


CEO compensation has been a topic of interest and debate for the past several years. It has been discussed and analyzed in sources such as Fortune Magazine, Businessweek, and a plethora of academic literature. The primary concern is whether or not CEOs are overpaid. Considering the financial performance of a company is the basic determinant of the appropriate compensation for a CEO, many individuals question why most CEOs are paid what seem to be disproportionally high salaries in regards to the financial performance of the firms they lead.

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