This course is a research seminar for doctoral students on executive compensation. Given the time constraints of the course, we cannot possibly provide a comprehensive coverage of all the relevant research. Rather, the papers are intended to provide an introduction into
this stream of literature.
The goal is twofold: to learn the key questions and findings in the literature to date (as well as the institutional details), develop ideas for future research in this area and, more generally, gain insights on how to do research.
Regina Pitaro Associate Professor of Business
Fabrizio Ferri joined Columbia Business School's faculty in 2011. He teaches the Financial Planning and Analysis course in the MBA as well as Ph.D. seminars on executive pay and corporate governance. Professor Ferri's research interests focus primarily on corporate governance issues, with particular emphasis on shareholder activism and executive compensation. His research has been published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Journal...