Michael Norton (Harvard Business School) presented in the Sustainable Finance Seminar at Maastricht University

16-02-17 | Presentation |

Michael Norton (Harvard Business School) presented in the Sustainable Finance Seminar at Maastricht University.

Title: Wanting, Voting, and Paying for Greater Equality

Abstract:
Our research reveals that people all over the world prefer less inequality – in wealth, health, and income. For example, Americans report an ideal CEO-to-worker pay ratio of 7:1 while the actual ratio is more than 300:1, and consumers prefer to buy from firms with lower pay ratios. Increasing awareness of current inequality shifts preferences toward policies that reduce it.

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