Posts Tagged ‘superstar salaries’

  • In the major sports leagues and for golf, there is a top 1% and income inequality that can be measured with Gini Coefficients.

    The Income Inequality That Doesn’t Bother Us

    May 27, 14 • 451 Views • No Comments

    When people talk about the top 1%, they are probably not thinking about NY Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter or Seattle’s MLS forward, Clint Dempsey. For 2014, Jeter signed a $12 million contract and Dempsey makes close to $5 million. However, they...  [read more]

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    A Top Selling Artist

    Mar 24, 12 • 258 Views • No Comments

    At a Christie’s auction, a painting of a candle by German artist Gerhard Richter sold for $16.5 million. A recent documentary on this 80-year-old artist shows him painting in his studio and attending gallery and museum exhibitions of his work. Neither...  [read more]

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    Paying the Simpsons

    Oct 7, 11 • 233 Views • No Comments

    Rather than accept a 45% salary cut, the voices of Bart, Homer, Marge and Lisa have said this might be their last season. Reportedly paying close to $8 million a season to each of the major voices, 20th Century Fox Television said the show had become too...  [read more]