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By Guest Contributor
April 2, 2014

–Priyamvada Gopal is a University Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of English and Fellow of Churchill College, University of Cambridge. The opinions expressed are her own.–

from The Great Debate:

Executive pay caps: “stealth nationalization” or “political grandstanding”?

By Reuters Staff
February 4, 2009

obama-geithner President Barack Obama set a $500,000 annual pay cap on Wednesday for executives at companies getting taxpayer bailouts as part of a wider process to clamp down on excessive corporate pay.

from The Great Debate:

Is the executive pay bubble popping?

By J Saft
January 28, 2009

James Saft Great Debate -- James Saft is a Reuters columnist. The opinions expressed are his own --

Signs are it won't just be the salaries of bankers coming under fire.

An unusual array of forces are combining to make it very likely that top tier pay may be structurally falling, rather than simply taking a cyclical dip during a downturn.