A survey of executive pay: author interview

A discussion with Edward Carr, Business Affairs Editor of The Economist: “Median pay for executives is around $7m per year. That’s a lot of money, but not that much when you compare it with people in similar professions–lawyers, traders, hedge fund managers. They’ve actually outpaced executives. If you look at executive pay in the context of other high-flyers, it is not that egregious.