Does Compensation Structure Alleviate Personal CEO Risks?

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleDoes Compensation Structure Alleviate Personal CEO Risks? Author(S)Richard A Lord (Author)
Abstract  Are CEO compensation packages designed to alleviate some of the personal risks that they bear? We employ a unified framework to test the relationship between the four major components of executive pay; salary, bonuses, option grants and restricted stock grants, and four factors that increase CEOs’ personal risks; the real value of their pay, the riskiness of firm equity, the value of their equity portfolios, and the delta of these equity holdings ...Paginationp1272–1297
SubjectEconomicsDescriptorsEconomics
Journal TitleJournal of Business Finance & Accounting  
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