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Media Reviews/Interviews

Financial Times (Michael Skapinkler), February 7, 2005

Wall Street Journal (Tyler Cowen), December 23, 2004
Response by Bebchuk and Fried to Cowen Review, Wall Street Journal, January 4, 2005

Time Magazine (Unmesh Kehr), November 28, 2004

Washington Post (Ben White), December 5, 2004

New York Law Journal (Joseph Bachelder), December 13, 2004

The Corporate Library (Nell Minow), December 2004

Across the Board (reviews of the book by Carolyn Brancato, Matthew Budman, Dan Dalton, Charles Elson, Thomas W. Joo, Michelle Leder, Jay Lorsch Steven Lydenberg, Paul W. MacAvoy, Jannice Moore, Marleen O'Connor, Caroline Oliver, Ralph D. Ward), May/June 2005 issue

Chronicle of Higher Education, December 2004

Tech Central Station (Stephen Bainbridge), February 2, 2005

Corporate Governance (James McRitchie), March 2005

Review on SocialFunds.com (William Baue), October 14, 2004

Management Today (Peter Montagnon), February 7, 2005

Directors & Boards (Stephen O'Bryne), First Quarter 2005

Accounting Today, February 7, 2005

Harvard Business Review (John T. Landry), March 2005

"Die Aktiengesellschaft" (the leading corporate law journal in Germany) (review by Karl Hofstetter), October 2005

"Managergehälter als Spiegel der Verhandlungsmacht" (Switzerland's leading newspaper) (review by Karl Hofstetter), June 5, 2005

The Age (Melbourne, Australia), June 10, 2005 (review by James McConvill)

CHOICE (Lucian Bebchuk), April 2005

Harvard University Press (William A. Niskanen), 2004

The Times Higher Education Supplement (Philip Sadler), April 29, 2005

Interviews in Print:

Interview with Across the Board (the Conference Board's Magazine)

Interview with Directorship, June 2005 (to learn about Directorship, click here)

HBS Working Knowledge, Interview with Lucian Bebchuk and Jesse Fried

HLS Today, Interview with Lucian Bebchuk

Securities Fraud Monitor, Winter 2005

TV/Radio Interviews:

NPR, On Point, Interview with Lucian Bebchuk and Jesse Fried, March 29, 2005

CNBC, Kudlow and Kramer, Interview with Lucian Bebchuk, January 26, 2005

CNBC, Bullseye, Interview with Lucian Bebchuk, January 19, 2005

National Public Radio, Morning Edition, Interview with Jesse Fried, January 18, 2005

National Public Radio, Talk of the Nation, Interview with Jesse Fried
Audio NPR: Talk of the Nation: CEO Salaries - Windows Media Player
Audio NPR: Talk of the Nation: CEO Salaries - RealPlayer
Link to the transcript of the interview
Link to NPR page

CNBC TV, Closing Bell, Interview with Lucian Bebchuk

Media Articles Discussing/Noting the Book:
  • "Containing CEO Pay: Shareholders are Allies," The Center for Economic and Policy Research, October 22, 2018

  • "The Examiners: Insider Pay Disclosures Can Spark Troubling Unintended Consequences," Wall Street Journal, November 18, 2015

  • "Too Many Turkeys: Executive Pay is on the Rise Again," Economist, November 24, 2005

  • "Millions Richer, Ex-CEO Departs Delta Payroll," Atlanta Journal-Constitution, July 27, 2005

  • "Money Talks," Corporate Counsel, July 2005

  • "To Rein in CEOs' Pay, Why Not Consider Outsourcing the Post?" Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2005

  • SEC Chief Economist Speech, June 9, 2005

  • "What are Mergers Good For?" New York Times, June 5, 2005

  • "Do CEOs Earn What They're Paid?" Pioneer Press, May 22, 2005

  • "More Nickels on Top," Star Tribune, May 15, 2005

  • "CEO Pay is Still on Steroids" The Providence Journal, May 10, 2005

  • "Executive Pay: Over the Top?" Catholic Online, May 8, 2005

  • "Hearing on Sarbanes-Oxley Act," House Financial Service Committee, April 21, 2005

  • "Benefit Packages of Some Corporate Leaders," Marketplace, April 13, 2005

  • "A Perk Takes Off," Wall Street Journal, April 11, 2005

  • "The Maximum Wage: A Missing Link Between CEO Pay and CEO Performance," The Herald Tribune, April 5, 2005

  • Ben White, "HP Giving Hurd $20 Million 'Golden Hello'," Washington Post, March 31, 2005

  • Terence O'Hara, "Study of Fannie Mae Cites 'Perverse' Executive-Pay Policy," Washington Post, March 31, 2005

  • Naomi Aoki, "For Gillette CEO, it was a $29m Year," Boston.com, March 31, 2005

  • Gary Strauss and Barbara Hansen, "Special Report: CEO Pay 'Business as Usual'," USA Today, March 30, 2005

  • Ben White and Carrie Johnson, "Executives Cash In, Regardless of Performance," Washington Post, March 22, 2005

  • Joann Lublin, "CEO Bonuses 46.4% in 100 Big Firms in 2004," Wall Street Journal, February 25, 2005

  • Jesse Eisinger, "Follow the CEO's Money -- That Is, If Anyone Can," Dow Jones Newswires, February 16, 2005

  • Jeffrey Krasner, "Putting a Value on Kilts," The Boston Globe, February 9, 2005

  • "Pay without Performance," The Board Agenda, February 2005

  • "Retainers Made of Gold; Investors Need to Demand an Accounting for Executive Pay and Other Lucrative Benefits," The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, January 26, 2005

  • Michelle Leder, "Outfoxing Sarbanes-Oxley," Slate, January 24, 2005

  • Jesse Fried, "Marketplace," American Public Media, January 21, 2005

  • Lucian Bebchuk, "What's $13 Million Among Friends?" New York Times, January 17, 2005

  • Kurt Eichenwald, "Reform Effort at Businesses Feels Pressure," New York Times, January 14, 2005

  • Timothy L. O'Brien, "Mayday? Payday! Hit the Silk!" New York Times, January 8, 2005

  • "City Spy," The Evening Standard, December 2004

  • Stefan Stern, "Executives Agree on Little When it Comes to a Good Book Other Than a Desire to Return to Basics," Financial Times Limited, December 23, 2004

  • "Business Books: In Praise of the Modern Firm," The Economist, December 17, 2004

  • Stephen Davis, "Fund Management: Global Eye," Financial Times, December 13, 2004

  • "Running out of Options, Pay for Performance," The Economist, December 11, 2004

  • "CEO Pay Stays High, More Disclosures Seen," Reuters, December 4, 2004

  • "Pay without Performance: The Unfulfilled Promise of Executive Compensation," The Chronicle of Higher Education, December 3, 2004

  • Arthur Levitt, "Money, Money, Money," The Wall Street Journal, November 22, 2004