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CEO compensation has grown 940% since 1978 : Typical worker compensation has risen only 12% during that time


The latest report in EPI’s annual series analyzing current and long-term trends in CEO compensation


Lawrence Mishel
Lawrence Mishel is a distinguished fellow and former president of the Economic Policy Institute. He is the co-author of all 12 editions of The State of Working America

Julia Wolfe
Julia Wolfe is a research assistant at the Economic Policy Institute. Prior to joining EPI, Wolfe worked at the Bureau of Labor Statistics as the retail and manufacturing employment analyst for the Current Employment Statistics program. She holds a B.A. in political science and international development from Truman State University.


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