Why Do CEOs Make So Much Money?

In 1965, the typical CEO at one of America’s 500 largest companies made 20x more than his typical worker. Today, they make more than 200x. What happened? There is a practical answer and a philosophical answer.

The world is bigger, and so are the stock options.

Atlantic Video: http://www.theatlantic.com/video Derek Thompson: http://www.theatlantic.com/derek-thom…

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