Posts filed under “Wages & Income”

The Pay at the Top

From the New York Times:

Here are 100 of the highest-paid chief executives in American business. The list comes from the Equilar 100 C.E.O. Pay Study for 2013, which ranks the compensation of chief executives of the 100 largest publicly traded United States companies, based on revenue, that filed proxies by April 4.

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Source: NY Times

Category: Corporate Management, Wages & Income

On Tax Day, Taxpayers Pick up $8 Billion Tab for Walmart and the Walton Family Report Provides State-by-State Estimates of Revenue Losses WASHINGTON — Walmart and the Waltons—America’s largest employer and richest family—received tax breaks and subsidies worth an estimated $7.8 billion in 2013, according to a report released today by Americans for Tax Fairness….Read More

Category: Really, really bad calls, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

“Outrageous & Piggish” CEO Compensation

CEO pay: ‘Unbelievably piggish and outrageous,’ no matter how you slice it

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Category: Corporate Management, Crony Capitalists, Video, Wages & Income

2014 Forbes Billionaire Facts & Figures

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Category: Digital Media, Wages & Income

The Fiscal Cliff and the Dynamics of Income

Category: Politics, Taxes and Policy, Think Tank, Wages & Income

What the 1% Believe vs the Public

Source: Know More   The rich are different – at least when it comes to their beliefs about education and social contracts safety nets. continues here

Category: Research, Taxes and Policy, Wages & Income

Discuss: Economic Inequality in the USA

Click for an interactive chart. Source: Chartbook of Economic Inequality

Category: Economy, Wages & Income

It’s Now Mainstream Economics that Runaway Inequality Hurts the Economy … But Corrupt Government Policy Is Still Pouring Gasoline On the Fire and Dramatically INCREASING Inequality A who’s who of prominent liberal and conservative economists in government and academia have now said that runaway inequality harms economic growth, including: Current Fed chair Janet Yellen Former…Read More

Category: Think Tank, Wages & Income

Income Distribution Like You Have Never Seen It

click for larger chart Source: Visualizing Economics   When it comes to the top 0.01 percent of earners, it is extremely challenging to describe the differences in terms of income. Words often fail to convey the massive range. Fortunately for us, Catherine Mulbrandon of Visualizing Economics has put together a simple chart that shows just…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Digital Media, Wages & Income

The Impact of Unemployment Duration on Compensation Growth

The Long and Short of It: The Impact of Unemployment Duration on Compensation Growth M. Henry Linder, Richard Peach, and Robert Rich Liberty Street Economics, February 12, 2014     How tight is the labor market? The unemployment rate is down substantially from its October 2009 peak, but two-thirds of the decline is due to…Read More

Category: Employment, Think Tank, Wages & Income