Academic Excess: Executive Compensation at Leading Private Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts
33 Pages Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Date Written: September 13, 2011
Provides in-depth analysis of excessive executive compensation at the 20 wealthiest Massachusetts private colleges and universities during 2008-09, the academic year of the financial crisis. Analyzes both disclosed and undisclosed compensation packages as well as income inequality between highly paid employees and more modestly paid faculty and staff.
Keywords: Higher education, executive compensation, nonprofit, tax exemption, inequality
JEL Classification: D63, E24, H39, I22, J21, J31, J33, J44, L31
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