How a company sets CEO pay is an important function of its board of directors. When its effective, pay can align a CEOs interests with the strategic goals of the companies it runs. When its ineffective, CEOs can take home millions while their company flounders and fails. In this episode, we discussed new research on how effective CEO pay has been between the years of 2006 to 2020. And then we discuss whether oil rigs are safer now than in the past.