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Top Dogs and Fatcats: the debate on high pay

High Pay Centre essay featured in collection published by the Institute of Economic Affairs think tank

We were delighted to be asked to contribute to a new book on top pay published by the Institute of Economic Affairs.

The IEA is one of the UK's leading free market think tanks, and tends to take a very different view on isses of pay and inequality to the High Pay Centre. However, the essay collection features a range of interesting views on topics covering top pay in the public sector and in Universities, the gender pay gap and ninternational comparisons on pay.

Our contribution, written by HPC Director Luke Hildyard, focuses on why free marketeers should also be concerned about very high top pay, citing factors including:

You can download Luke's chapter here, and read the full publication here. Luke also took part in a podcast on the book with Darren Grimes and Professor Len Shackleton and the IEA, which can be found here

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Posted on 13 May 2019

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