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This leads to the so-called Lake Wobegon effect: every C. With all the other companies following the same process, salaries ratchet inexorably higher.
A recent study by the labor economist Ron Laschever shows that boards tend to include as peers companies that are bigger than they are and that pay their C. Those big paydays reset the baseline expectations for everyone else. Elson notes that, when Canada toughened its disclosure requirements, executive salaries there rose sharply, and German studies have found something similar. The real issues are subtler, though no less insidious. Transparent pricing has perverse effects in other fields.
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In a host of recent cases, public disclosure of the prices that hospitals charge for various procedures has ended up driving prices up rather than down. And the psychological causes in both situations seem similar. We tend to be uneasy about bargaining in situations where the stakes are very high: do you want the guy doing your neurosurgery, or running your company, to be offering discounts?
Better, in the event that something goes wrong, to be able to tell yourself that you spent all you could.
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Corporate board members are disbursing shareholder funds; most patients have insurance to foot the bill. Sunlight is supposed to be the best disinfectant. We need boards of directors to step up and set pay themselves, instead of outsourcing the job to their peers. Recommended Stories.