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Giving Executives Their Due: Just Pay, Desert, and Equality


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Title: Giving Executives Their Due: Just Pay, Desert, and Equality
Authors: Andersson, Alexander
Issue Date: 19-Nov-2021
University: Göteborgs universitet. Humanistiska fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Humanities
Institution: Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science ; Institutionen för filosofi, lingvistik och vetenskapsteori
Parts of work: 1. Andersson, A. and Sandberg, J. (2019). Moralising economic desert. In Cowton, C., Dempsey, J., and Sorell, T. (eds.), Business Ethics after the Global Financial Crisis: Lessons from the crash. New York: Routledge.

2. Sandberg, J. and Andersson, A. (2020). CEO pay and the argument from peer comparison. Journal of Business Ethics.
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3. Andersson, A. (manuscript). Who deserves the most? CEO pay and contribution-based desert.

4. Andersson, A. (manuscript). When too much is more than enough: An egalitarian argument for maximum income policies.
Date of Defence: 21-12-10
Disputation: Fredagen den 10 december 2021, kl. 13:15, Sal J222, Humanisten, Renströmsgatan 6
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Series/Report no.: Acta Philosophica Gothoburgensia
38
Keywords: Just pay
Desert
Equality
Incentives
CEO compensation
Maximum income policies
Egalitarianism
Financial ethics
Abstract: Before, during, and after the global financial crisis of 2008, executive pay practices were widely debated and criticized. Economists, philosophers, as well as the man on the street all seem to have strong feelings towards how much, in what ways, and on what grounds executives are paid. This thesis asks whether it is possible to morally justify current executive pay practices and, if so, on what grounds they are justified. It questions those who find no quarrel with pay practices due to their mi... more
ISBN: 978-91-7963-085-0 (printed), 978-91-7963-086-7 (pdf)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/69797
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