Same or different? the CEO labour market in China's public listed companies

Bryson, Alex and Forth, John and Zhou, Minghai (2014) Same or different? the CEO labour market in China's public listed companies. Economic Journal, 124 (574). F90-F108. ISSN 0013-0133

PDF - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
Available under Licence Creative Commons Attribution.
Download (184kB) | Preview


Using linked employer–employee data for all China's public listed firms over the period 2001–10, we find top executive compensation exhibits many of the traits familiar in the Western literature, although sometimes in a more muted way, and with some clear exceptions. We also find a role for managerial power in executive pay setting which may reflect the recency of the stock market and regulations underpinning corporate governance. Nevertheless, there appear to be some elements of executive compensation which transcend national economic, political and cultural differences. The implication is that the Western model is not as idiosyncratic as critics suggest.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: China, public listed companies, CEOs, salaries
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham UK Campus > Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Economics
Identification Number:
Depositing User: Kesaite, Viktorija
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2015 09:54
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2016 10:24

Actions (Archive Staff Only)

Edit View Edit View