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Professor Paul Vaaler discussed the upcoming trial in a case brought by the Minnesota Attorney General seeking to remove the trustees of the Otto Bremer Trust. Vaaler said the case is likely to come down to a “battle of  …

Professor Paul Vaaler told WCCO the GameStop story shows the power of the internet, but expressed skepticism about the populist investing movement developing into a long-term trend. “Getting a mob to move in one direction is a…

Professor Paul Vaaler recently spoke with Twin Cities Business on the topic of corporate campaign contributions in light of a flurry of announcements by companies of reductions in such contributions after the storming of the…

Professor Paul Vaaler spoke with WCCO's Dave Lee about political action committee (PAC) donations in light of recent corporate announcements of reductions in campaign contributions in the wake of the mob violence at the U.S.…

In a New York Times profile piece of Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Professor Paul Vaaler is quoted on how Pichai should conduct himself in formal court proceedings and in the media to bolster Google’s defense against…

Professor Paul Vaaler wrote a brief commentary in WalletHub regarding near-term stock market trends amidst recent COVID-19 evolutions.

John and Bruce Mooty Chair in Law & Business Professor Paul M. Vaaler was quoted in John Rash's Star Tribune column on President Trump's threat to ban China-based TikTok. Professor Vaaler noted the threat his ban and…

John and Bruce Mooty Chair in Law & Business, Professor Paul M. Vaaler, was interviewed last month by a reporter from the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal (subscription required) for insight on non-salary CEO…

TRT magazine (Istanbul) interviewed Professor Vaaler for an article on the health and economic stresses migrants are experiencing due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  Professor Vaaler provides background on how the pandemic is decreasing…

Professor Paul Vaaler, who is currently studying and teaching in South Africa on a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship, authored an op-ed in the Johannesburg Star on President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, set to…

Professor and John and Bruce Mooty Chair in Law & Business, Paul M. Vaaler, published an op-ed in the Star Tribune explaining why several international airlines, including major U.S.

In a piece highlighting the economic thought of Minnesota native Thorstein Veblen, an economist in the late 19th and early 20th century who developed the theory of conspicuous consumerism, Prof. Paul Vaaler is quoted on the…