John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance

Executive Superstars Peer Groups and Overcompensation – Cause Effect and Solution

This paper is written by Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Chair Charles Elson and Edgar S. Woolard, Jr., Fellow Craig Ferrere, discussing the cause, effect, and solution of Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Overcompensation.
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Published in the Journal of Corporation Law, 2013

Below is a round-up of press coverage on the paper.

Below is a list of workshops participated in related to the paper:

· October 2012 Charles Elson and Craig Ferrere presented a workshop on the paper they co-authored, “Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over-Compensation: Cause, Effect and Solution,” for the ­­­­­­­­­ Department of Finance at the Arizona State University in Phoenix, AZ

· October 2012 Charles Elson and Craig Ferrere spoke about their co-authored paper, “Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over-Compensation: Cause, Effect and Solution,” at the Corporate Institute and the Institute for Law and Economics of the University of Minnesota Law School

· October 2012 Charles Elson and Craig Ferrere did a presentation on their co-authored paper, “Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over-Compensation – Cause, Effect and Solution,” at the Blue Sky Workshop co-sponsored by the Center for Law and Economic Studies and Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at the Columbia University School of Law in New York, NY

· October 2012 Charles Elson and Craig Ferrere did a presentation on their co-authored paper, “Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over-Compensation – Cause, Effect and Solution,” at the Friday Faculty Colloquium at the UCLA School of Law in Los Angeles, CA

· August 2012 Charles Elson and Craig Ferrere gave a presentation on their co-authored paper, “Executive Superstars, Peer Groups and Over-Compensation – Cause, Effect and Solution” as part of the Department of Finance Seminar Series at the University of Delaware

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