Paul Vaaler holds the John and Bruce Mooty Chair in Law and Business appointed jointly by the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and Law School. He studies issues at the intersection of business, law and public policy. Recently, he has been studying migrants from developing countries and the impact of their remittances on entrepreneurial activity back home. He received his B.A. in History from Carleton College, his M.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar, his J.D. from Harvard Law School, and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.