Quote of the day: CEO narcissism and tax avoidance

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Caravaggio's Narcissus. And the artist hadn't even met a modern corporate CEO

Caravaggio’s Narcissus. And the artist hadn’t even met a modern corporate CEO

From a new paper entitled CEO narcissism and tax policies (via TaxProf):

“We document a positive association between CEO narcissism and various measures of corporate tax avoidance and tax risk.”

We haven’t read the paper yet but the correlation, which may simply be a matter of amusement for some, is unlikely to be a spurious one.


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