executive compensation; CEO's; privatisation; FDI; China; cities

Publication date: 23 Nov 2012 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Theme: Trade, Investment & Productivity, Employment & Social policy | Authors: Bryson, A, Forth, J | External authors: Minghai Zhou, Zhejiang University | NIESR discussion paper number: 402
CEO incentive contracts are commonplace in China but their incidence varies significantly across Chinese cities. We show that city and provincial policy experiments help explain this variance. We examine the role of two policy experiments: the use of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) to attract foreign...