Executive Excess 2008: How Average Taxpayers Subsidize Runaway Pay

Source: Sarah Anderson, John Cavanagh, Chuck Collins, Sam Pizzigati, Mike Lapham, United for a Fair Economy, August 25, 2008

Our 15th annual Labor Day report (with the Institute for Policy Studies) finds that tax subsidies directly related to executive pay total $20 billion. Average CEO pay is 344 times the pay of an average U.S. worker.

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