Matthew Slaughter

Associate Dean for Faculty; Signal Companies' Professor of Management


At the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Matthew J. Slaughter is Associate Dean for Faculty, Signal Companies’ Professor of Management, and the founding Faculty Director of the Center for Global Business and Government. He is also currently a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; a member of the Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Economic Advisers; a member of the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy; a member of the academic advisory board of the International Tax Policy Forum; and a member of the 2015 advisory committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

From 2005 to 2007, Professor Slaughter served as a Member on the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President. In this Senate-confirmed position he held the international portfolio, advising the President, the Cabinet, and many others on issues including international trade and investment, currency and energy markets, and the competitiveness of the U.S. economy. He has also been affiliated with organizations including the Federal Reserve Board, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the National Academy of Sciences, the McKinsey Global Institute, and the Institute for International EconomicsMore


Slaughter & Rees Report: Want More Foreign Direct Investment? Liberalize Trade  //

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How to Make Sure Volvo Is Starting a Trend  //

Matthew Slaughter discusses the benefits of liberalizing trade, using Volvo’s recent announcement that it plans to build its first auto plant in the U.S. as an example. Read the Op-ed

Automation, Jobs, and the Future of Work  //

Will technology automate tasks more quickly than the United States can create jobs? Read the transcript

How Immigration Reform Impacts the Tech Industry  //

Matthew Slaughter discusses the President's plan for immigration and why a policy change is important to the tech industry. Watch the video

Reimagining the American Dream  //

Associate dean for faculty Matthew Slaughter says many families are anxious whether the American Dream still exists and notes that America needs more jobs with good and rising incomes. This interview was part of Professor Slaughter’s work with the Markle Economic Future InitiativeProfessor Slaughter discussed the American Dream in a panel session at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival








  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D. in Economics, 1994
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, 1990