New Research Measures Positive Impact of ESOPs in Private Companies

Professors Joseph Blasi and Douglas Kruse of Rutgers University have recently completed a new study of the long-term performance of closely-held companies that implemented ESOPs. Key findings of the study show that ESOP companies had better long-term survival rates than comparable non-ESOP firms; had higher employment growth and higher growth in annual sales per employee; and that the introduction of the ESOP resulted in a … [ Read more ]