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  • August 28, 2013

    Think Progress features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    Out of the spots on an annual list of the highest-paid CEOs, nearly four in ten have gone to individuals who were eventually “Bailed Out, Booted, Busted,” according to the 2013 edition of the Institute for Policy Studies’ (IPS) review of CEO pay and performance.

  • August 28, 2013

    AlterNet features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    Theoretically, these CEOs should be the cream of the crop of American corporate leadership. But instead of stellar performance, we found that nearly 40 percent were bad performers -- even by the most narrow, incontrovertible definitions.

  • August 28, 2013

    Salon.com features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    Taxpayers have subsidized the fortunes of one third of the country’s wealthiest CEOs, according to a new report from liberal think tank, the Institute for Policy Studies.

  • August 28, 2013

    The Chicago Tribune features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    The 2010 Dodd-Frank Act took steps to encourage more rational pay levels. The law, for example, requires all financial companies to disclose the ratio between the CEO's pay and median annual compensation for employees. But a number of the mandates have yet to be finalized by regulators, said Sarah Anderson, who co-authored the think tank's report.

  • August 28, 2013

    Baltimore Sun features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    About 40 percent of the highest-paid CEOs in the United States over the past 20 years eventually ended up being fired, paying fraud-related fines or settlements, or accepting government bailout money, according to a study released on Wednesday.

  • August 28, 2013

    Reuters features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    The report by the Institute for Policy Studies, a left-leaning think tank, said that chief executives for large companies received about 354 times as much pay as the average American worker in 2012. That gap has soared since 1993, when CEOs for big companies received about 195 times as much.

  • August 28, 2013

    NBC News features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    The think tank looked at the 25 best-paid CEOs for each of the last 20 years. There were 241 executives on the list in total, because many appeared for multiple years. That means that the 40 percent average includes many chief executives who have appeared on the lists several times.

  • August 28, 2013

    Los Angeles Times features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    That’s the conclusion of a report Wednesday that attempts to gauge the link between weak corporate performance and skyrocketing executive pay.

    The study, “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, Busted,” was issued by the liberal Institute for Policy Studies in Washington. It's the latest in a years-long line of reports by the IPS and other groups charting alleged abuses in executive pay.

  • August 28, 2013

    CNBC features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    The report by the Institute for Policy Studies, a left-leaning think tank, said that chief executives for large companies received about 354 times as much pay as the average American worker in 2012. That gap has soared since 1993, when CEOs for big companies received about 195 times as much.

  • August 28, 2013

    The Hill features report “Executive Excess 2013: Bailed Out, Booted, and Busted”

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    “The lavishly compensated CEOs we spotlight here should be examples of value-added performance. After all, sky-high CEO pay purportedly reflects the superior value that elite chief executives add to their enterprises and the broader U.S. economy,” the report said.

    “But our analysis reveals widespread poor performance within America’s elite CEO circles.”

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