School of Economics

Vice chancellor salary study demolishes claims that pay rises are based on performance

7 June 2018

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Research by the School’s Dr Adelina Gschwandtner and Richard McManus, Canterbury Christ Church University, was covered in The Telegraph on 6 June 2018, by Charles Hymas:

“The most comprehensive study into university vice-chancellors' pay has demolished their claims that their huge rises are based on performance.

Economists have shown that instead it is the vice-chancellor equivalent of "keeping up with the Jones’s" as the lower-paid race to close the gap with the best-paid university bosses.”

Read the complete article here:
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/06/06/vice-chancellor-salary-study-demolishes-claims-pay-rises-based/

 

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