Articles from Institute for Policy Studies

Executive Excess 2018

The typical American believes CEO pay should run no more than six times average worker pay. Top business experts, meanwhile, have shown that much wider income divides undercut efficiency by lowering employee morale and boosting turnover.

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The Arithmetic of the CEO-Worker Pay Divide



The Economic Policy Institute reported earlier this month that the average CEO of the 350 largest firms in the U.S. pocketed $18.9 million in 2017, a 17.6 percent pay increase over 2016.

What’s Happening to Charitable Giving in This Country?



At a time of staggering inequality and a fraying social safety net, charity can play a hugely important role in addressing urgent social needs.