Paul M. Vaaler

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management

John and Bruce Mooty Chair in Law & Business

229 19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

http://carlsonschool.umn.edu/faculty/paul-vaaler

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1.

Risk and Capital Structure in Asian Project Finance

Asia Pacific Journal of Management, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 25-50, 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Paul M. Vaaler, Barclay E. James and Ruth V. Aguilera
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management, Louisiana State University - E.J. Ourso College of Business and Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy
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project finance, foreign direct investment, risk, capital structure, governance, institutions

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Democratization's Risk Premium: Partisan and Opportunistic Political Business Cycle Effects on Sovereign Ratings in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 May 2003
Paul M. Vaaler, Burkhard N. Schrage and Steven Block
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management, Singapore Management University and Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
Downloads 197 (214,505)
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Economics, Elections, Developing Countries, Ratings

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Is it All a Matter of Grouping? Examining the Regional Effect in Global Strategy Research

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2007
Ruth V. Aguilera, Ricardo Flores and Paul M. Vaaler
Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
Downloads 173 (240,078)
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Regions, Regionalization vs. Globalization, MNCs' foreign location choices

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Democracy's Spread: Elections and Sovereign Debt in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Jul 2003
Paul M. Vaaler, Steven Block and Burkhard N. Schrage
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management, Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Singapore Management University
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economics, elections, developing countries, sovereign bonds, spreads

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Privatizing Telecoms and Residual State Influence on Financial Performance

Singapore Management University Research Paper Series
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 06 Dec 2004
Burkhard N. Schrage and Paul M. Vaaler
Singapore Management University and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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Privatization, ownership, performance, emerging markets

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Changing Corporate Effects on US Business Performance Since the 1970s

International Journal of Strategic Change Management, Vol. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 Nov 2008
Paul M. Vaaler and Gerry McNamara
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management and Michigan State University - The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
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corporate, strategy, performance, diversification, governance, variance, components

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DO US STATE BREACH NOTIFICATION LAWS DECREASE FIRM DATA BREACHES?

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 10 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2022
Brad N. Greenwood and Paul M. Vaaler
George Mason University - School of Business and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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Breach Notification, Consumer Privacy, Difference in Difference

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Residual State Ownership, Policy Stability and Financial Performance Following Strategic Decisions by Privatizing Telecoms

Journal of International Business Studies, Vol. 40, 2009
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Nov 2008
Paul M. Vaaler and Burkhard N. Schrage
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management and Singapore Management University
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event study, institutional theory, political economy, privatization, telecommunications

Economic Informality and the Venture Funding Impact of Migrant Remittances to Developing Countries

Journal of Business Venturing, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-44
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 Nov 2014
IE Business School, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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informal economy, developing countries, entrepreneurship, venture funding availability, remittances, migrants

Economic Informality and the Venture Funding Impact of Migrant Remittances to Developing Countries

Journal of Business Venturing, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2014
IE Business School, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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informal economy, developing countries, entrepreneurship, venture funding availability, remittances, migrants

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New Methods for Ex Post Evaluation of Regional Grouping Schemes in International Business Research: A Simulated Annealing Approach

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Apr 2007
Paul M. Vaaler, Ruth V. Aguilera and Ricardo Flores
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management, Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Simulated Annealing, Regional Groups, Foreign Direct Investment, Multinationals

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Organizational Slack, National Institutions, and Innovation Effort

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-05
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Joel Malen and Paul M. Vaaler
Institute of Innovation, Hitosubashi University and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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Behavioral theory of the firm, institutional theory, policy environment, international management, technology and innovation management, multi-level modeling

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Minority Rules: Credible State Ownership and Investment Risk Around the World

Forthcoming, Organization Science, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-06.
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2018
Barclay James and Paul M. Vaaler
USFQ Business School, Universidad San Francisco de Quito and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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state ownership, investment projects, risk management, policy stability

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Credit Rating Agencies in Emerging Democracies: Guardians of Fiscal Discipline?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6379
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marek Hanusch and Paul M. Vaaler
University of Oxford and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
Downloads 58 (491,248)
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Debt Markets, Parliamentary Government, Bankruptcy and Resolution of Financial Distress, Emerging Markets

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Migrant Tenure and the Venture Investment Use of Remittances to Developing Countries

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2021
Michael E. Cummings, David L. Deeds and Paul M. Vaaler
University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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entrepreneurship, developing countries, migrants, remittances, social identity, agency, tenure

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Experience, Equity and Foreign Investment Risk: A PIC Perspective

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-07
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Barclay James and Paul M. Vaaler
USFQ Business School, Universidad San Francisco de Quito and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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foreign investment risk, project investment companies, experience, equity, policy stability

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Messages, Money, and Messengers: Do Migrant Remittances Strengthen Corporate Governance in Developing Countries?

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Nov 2021
Rutgers Business School, Newark & New Brunswick, University of Arkansas - Sam M. Walton College of Business, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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emerging economies; national business practices/systems; institutional theory; upper echelons/corporate governance

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How Well Do Supra-National Regional Grouping Schemes Fit International Business Research Models?

Journal of International Business Studies, 2013, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Apr 2013
UNSW Australia Business School, School of Management, Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy, Independent and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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Theory-method intersection, multinational corporations, foreign direct investment, regional strategy or strategies, simulation

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Migrants, Migration Policies, and International Business Research: Current Trends and New Directions

Barnard, H., Deeds, D., Mudambi, R., & Vaaler, P., Migrants, migration policies, and international business research: Current trends and new directions. Journal of International Business Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Nov 2019
University of Pretoria - Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business, Temple University - Department of Strategic Management and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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migrants, migration policy, multinational enterprises, foreign direct investment, remittances, entrepreneurship, knowledge flows, corporate social responsibility

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Elections, Opportunism, Partisanship and Sovereign Ratings in Developing Countries

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 154-170, February 2006
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 May 2006
Paul M. Vaaler, Burkhard N. Schrage and Steven Block
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management, Singapore Management University and Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
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Reverse Regulation? National Political Budget Cycles and the Moderating Power of Transnational Rating Agencies

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Sep 2019
Marek Hanusch and Paul M. Vaaler
World Bank and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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Regulation, transnational regimes, political budget cycles, rating agencies, elections

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Are Technology-Intensive Industries More Dynamically Competitive? No and Yes

Organization Science, Vol. 21, pages 271-289 (2010)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 28 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2016
Paul M. Vaaler and Gerry McNamara
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management and Michigan State University - The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management
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dynamic, competition, technology, industries, performance

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Does More Variable Compensation Prompt More Business Prospecting by General Counsel?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Apr 2022
George Chondrakis, Mari Sako and Paul M. Vaaler
ESADE Business School, University of Oxford - Said Business School and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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executive compensation, general counsel, business method patents, incentives, top management teams

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Chandler's Living History: The Visible Hand of Vertical Integration in Nineteenth Century America Viewed Under a Twenty-First Century Transaction Costs Economics Lens

Journal of Management Studies, Vol. 47, Issue 5, pp. 859-883, July 2010
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 17 May 2010
Marcelo Bucheli, Joseph T. Mahoney and Paul M. Vaaler
University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), University of Illinois and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management
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How Do Plural-Sourcing Firms Make-and-Buy? The Impact of Supplier Portfolio Design

How Do Plural-Sourcing Firms Make and Buy? The Impact of Supplier Portfolio Design, Organization Science, 2016, 27:5, 1161-1182
Posted: 19 Jun 2019
Mari Sako, George Chondrakis and Paul M. Vaaler
University of Oxford - Said Business School, ESADE Business School and University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management

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make-and-buy, plural sourcing, supplier portfolio design, contracting strategy, legal services

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Discriminatory Product Differentiation: The Case of Israel's Omission from Airline Route Maps

Vaaler, P. & Waldfogel, J. 2019. Discriminatory product differentiation. The case of Israel's omission from airline route maps. Strategy Science, 4(2): 70-93.
Posted: 11 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2019
Paul M. Vaaler and Joel Waldfogel
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Carlson School of Management

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customer discrimination, product differentiation, airlines, alliances

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Same as it Ever Was: The Search for Evidence of Increasing Hypercompetition

Strategic Management Journal, Vol. 24, pp. 261-278, 2003
Posted: 08 May 2009
Gerry McNamara, Paul M. Vaaler and Cynthia E. Devers
Michigan State University - The Eli Broad College of Business and The Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management and Michigan State University - Eli Broad College of Business and Eli Broad Graduate School of Management

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Hypercompetition, performance stability, sustainable advantage

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How do MNCs Vote in Developing Country Elections?

Academy of Management Journal, Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 21-43, 2008
Posted: 24 Oct 2008
Paul M. Vaaler
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management

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political business cycles, project investment, elections, developing countries

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A Simulated Annealing Approach to Understanding which Regions Matter for Explaining MNC Location

Posted: 14 Feb 2008
Paul M. Vaaler, Ricardo Flores and Ruth V. Aguilera
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities - Law School and Carlson School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Northeastern University - Department of International Business and Strategy

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Simulated Annealing, Regions, Foreign Direct Investment, Multinationals