Nice Work If You Can Get It

[This post was later published, with some small adjustments, as an op-ed for Inside Philanthropy on May 3, 2016.] Presidents of large private foundations get paid too much. I don’t say that out of envy. (Not entirely, anyway.) I say that because by objective standards...

CEOs, and Everyone Else

A recent article in the Boston Globe about the generous perks major Massachusetts nonprofits are providing to their CEOs has stirred up debate once more about proper compensation and incentives for charitable executives. Some of the perks are wildly generous. The...