Economic Policy Institute: CEOs Recovering Well, Workers Not So Much

July 7, 2013
CEOs Recovering Well, Workers Not So Much originally appeared on the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) blog

Escalating CEO compensation is a major contributor to income inequality. Along with financial sector pay, growing CEO compensation has helped more than double the income share of the top 1 percent over the past three decades. Moreover, the fact that CEO pay has risen so quickly since the end of the Great Recession is an indicator that the top 1 percent is doing far better than ordinary Americans in the recovery.

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