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The gap between executive pay and the average salary has skyrocketed during the nineties, and some critics say the inequity is damaging — to the corporationa and to the economy as a whole. Recently executive compensation has increased even more because of competition among companies for the best talent. A panel talks about the growth of executive salaries and other compensation, and how it affects those at other levels of pay.
- Kevin Hassett Director, economic policy studies, American Enterprise Institute.
- Richard Trumka Secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO
- Carol Bowie Director of publications for Executive Compensation Advisory Services
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