Rewards at the Top: A Comparative Study of High Public Office

This volume examines how those at the top in public life are rewarded. Contributors look at contemporary experience in Europe and the United States and examine: How much public officials are paid in different countries; who decides their reward and how they decide; how reward structures interact with career patterns; and how variations are to be explained. Rewards at the Top provides a thorough and comprehensive analysis of this important topic and makes fascinating reading.