The economy, explained, with stories and surprises. Imagine you could call up a friend and say, "Meet me at the bar and tell me what's going on with the economy." Now imagine that's actually a fun evening. That's what we're going for at <em>Planet Money</em>. People seem to like it.
December 30th, 2014
Episode 748 of 936 episodes
CEO pay comes up a lot in the news. The stories often include someone complaining that it's too high. Then there's someone on the other side, defending CEO pay. But that's usually that's where the stories stop.On today's show: an actual story about CEO pay, with a beginning, middle, and an end. It's the story of two guys who tried to cut the pay of the CEO at a small pneumatic tool company on Long Island.