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Articles from March

CEO CONFIDENCE JUMPS: Growing Concern over Confidence in the Future
Montvale, NJ- Bouncing back from a sluggish start to 2005, the Chief Executive CEO Confidence Index jumped 6.6 points this month to 170.1. Overall confidence, which jumped 4% from last month, mirrors the 3.6% increase in the Dow from January 25th to...
CEOs A Great Predictor of Employment
The CEO Employment Index has continued to be a great predictor of employment in the United States. The graph below shows our confidence data shifted four months forward as compared to employment data released by the Bureau of 1 ,abor Statistics. What...
Compensation & Incentives
I'm sometimes surprised at the anger over high executive pay: it seems that running a major corporation is as rare and valuable a skill as slam-dunking a basketball or looking good in spandex. But on reflection, that outrage is perhaps more understandable....
Compensation Results
In polling CEOS for March, 2005, Chief Executive was able to separate respondents by the ownership type of their company.Over 7 5% of public Ch'.Os reported that their pay was determined by either their Board of Directors or their Compensation Committec....
Research and Theory Indicate CEO Incentives Are Close to Optimal
Economics 101 teaches us that wages in a competitive market should equal the marginal product of labor. That means with perfect competition we should pay people for what they produce: no more no less. As the hunting season for overpaid CEOs begins, any...
The Confidence Gap: The Growing Difference between Current and Future Confidence and What It Means
CEO Confidence has been growing strongly since it's low of 89.4 in April 2003. It now stands at 170.1, only 6.3 points off it's highest mark ever. CEOs have become increasingly optimistic about hiring and with that the unemployment rate has fallen from...