August 16, 2010 2:24PM

Should Govt Regulate Executive Pay?

Every couple of weeks, the Economist conducts an on‐​line debate between two economists over a timely public policy issue. This week’s debate features yours truly, debating Professor Wayne Guay of the Wharton School. The question being debated: should government regulate the pay of corporate executives?


You probably won’t be surprised to learn I take the position that government should generally stay out of regulating executive pay (or any pay). To see my argument, just follow the link.