'Econophysics' points way to fair salaries in free market

A Purdue University researcher has used "econophysics" to show that under ideal circumstances free markets promote fair salaries for workers and do not support CEO compensation practices common today.

Study reveals the secrets to negotiating a higher salary

A recent study conducted by George Mason University and Temple University researchers uncovered the most effective strategies to negotiating a bigger salary. The study analyzed various approaches to the negotiation process, ...

Using artificial intelligence to detect discrimination

A new artificial intelligence (AI) tool for detecting unfair discrimination—such as on the basis of race or gender—has been created by researchers at Penn State and Columbia University.

Earning less than your peers can make you happy

(Medical Xpress) -- Knowing that your colleagues and peers earn more than you can actually raise your satisfaction levels, but only if you are under 45, according to new research from the University of St Andrews.

Oracle CEO Ellison's pay drops 18 pct to $78.4M

The value of Oracle founder and CEO Larry Ellison's pay package dropped 18 percent in fiscal 2013, to $78.4 million, after the company missed its internal financial targets and he declined his annual cash bonus.

Google pays CEO a buck, four other execs get $124M

Google CEO Larry Page and his longtime partner Sergey Brin limited their salaries to $1 apiece last year, while four other top executives received combined compensation packages totaling more than $124 million.

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