Stellar statistics table from my friend Matt of the ratio of the average pay of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and average workers:
So far as I can tell the CEOs concerned in this comparison are those of largest public companies: in the case of the US probably the Dow Jones Index companies, but anyone who can tell me the original source and therefore definitions etc of this would be helping us all. We like to provoke debate and certainly don’t think what we post doesn’t need contesting. In fact the contesting is the whole point. So contest away and thanks to @Jeigh below in comments for asking.
See Also The Economic Pyramid posting at http://creativeconflictwisdom.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/economic-pyramid/