August 5, 2009

Executive compensation

The head of a subsidiary of financial conglomerate Citigroup is owed a nine-figure bonus, despite the fact his company was saved by $45 billion in taxpayer dollars. John Munson and his guest debate the merits of executive compensation in the age of bailouts. Listen here.

Guest: Charles Elson, Chair, Center for Corporate Governance,
Lerner College of Business and Economics, University of Delaware