Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-52376
Gersbach, Hans; Schmutzler, Armin (2007). Does Globalization Create Superstars? Working paper series / Socioeconomic Institute No. 706, University of Zurich.
To examine the impact of globalization on managerial compensation, we consider a matching model where a number of firms compete both in the product market and in the managerial market. We show that globalization, i.e. the simultaneous integration of product markets and managerial pools, leads to an increase in the heterogeneity of managerial salaries. Typically, while the most able managers obtain a wage increase, less able managers are faced with a reduction in wages. Hence our model can explain the increasing heterogeneity of CEO compensation that has been observed in the last few decades.
290 downloads since deposited on 29 Nov 2011
98 downloads since 12 months
|Item Type:||Working Paper|
|Communities & Collections:||03 Faculty of Economics > Department of Economics
Working Paper Series > Socioeconomic Institute (former)
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||330 Economics|
|JEL Classification:||D43, F15, J31, L13|
|Deposited On:||29 Nov 2011 22:47|
|Last Modified:||09 Jul 2012 05:04|
|Series Name:||Working paper series / Socioeconomic Institute|
Users (please log in): suggest update or correction for this item
Repository Staff Only: item control page