In the Media

Trump Turns Trade Talks into Spectator Sport

Jun 13, 2019 // Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about the political ramifications of the Trump administration’s public approach to trade negotiations.
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Productivity Is the Basis for Faster Growth

Jun 13, 2019 // “A third of Tuck students are international. They recognize that they are coming to an MBA to connect with other cultures and profiles,” says Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in a wide-ranging interview with Dinero magazine.
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Editorial: Rural America Lags behind Mexico

Jun 10, 2019 // Highlights a recent Wall Street Journal article by Dean Matthew J. Slaughter exploring the idea of using place-based visas to bring high-skilled immigrants to American communities in need.
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U.S. and Mexico Plan Summit in Washington on Wednesday in Bid to Head off Trade Dispute

May 31, 2019 // “Starting to levy tariffs on Mexico is like levying tariffs on Texas,” says Dean Matthew J. Slaughter.
View at The Washington Post

How Democrats Are, and Aren’t, Challenging the Trump Economic Record

May 26, 2019 // Mentions a recent discussion on the changing economy with Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Senator from Minnesota and Democratic candidate for U.S. president.
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Crain’s Cleveland Business

Apr 29, 2019 // Mentions an article in The Wall Street Journal by Dean Matthew J. Slaughter exploring the potential benefits of employing place-based visas in the United States, particularly in regions like the Midwest.
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Immigrants for the Heartland

Apr 28, 2019 // “The U.S. does not welcome enough high-talent immigrants, and America’s struggling communities especially need them,” writes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal.
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Are Local Politics as Polarized as National? Depends on the Issue.

Apr 24, 2019 // A feature story about a new study from Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and coauthors Amalie Jensen, William Marble, and Kenneth Scheve exploring the pervasiveness of partisan sorting and polarization in local politics.
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U.S. Posted Record-Breaking $891 Billion Goods Trade Deficit in 2018

Mar 06, 2019 // Continued coverage of comments by Dean Matthew J. Slaughter regarding the United States’ merchandise trade deficit in 2018.
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U.S. Posted Record-Breaking $891 Billion Goods Trade Deficit in 2018

Mar 06, 2019 // Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about the United States’ merchandise trade deficit for 2018. Slaughter is among economists that say trade deficit is swelling due to broad economic forces, and that focusing on reducing trade deficits with individual countries is unlikely to affect the global balance.
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What You Need to Know About MBA Class Size

Feb 16, 2019 // Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about MBA class size. Slaughter says Tuck’s smaller class sizes encourage students to be bolder. “The human scale facilitates better learning in the MBA class because it fosters a greater development of trust and collaboration.”
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MBA Class Sizes: Is There an Ideal Number?

Jan 27, 2019 // Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about the variances in MBA class sizes from school to school. Slaughter says Tuck’s smaller class sizes fosters greater development of trust and collaboration, and that finding the right number of students per class is a delicate balance.
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By Pursuing Shutdown, Trump Revealed How Much America Depends on Government

Jan 26, 2019 // “Even though it was one-half of 1 percent of the workforce that was furloughed, those jobs provide the context for the whole economy,” says Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about how the recent partial government shutdown illustrated the importance of government workers to the U.S. economy.
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The Political, Economic, and Human Impact of the Government Shutdown in N.H.

Jan 10, 2019 // As a guest on “The Exchange,” Dean Matthew J. Slaughter, discusses the impact of the government shutdown on the Granite State, the U.S. private sector, and the general public.
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B-School Deans Share 2019 New Year’s Resolutions

Jan 01, 2019 // Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article sharing New Year’s resolutions from prominent business school deans. Slaughter resolves to spend more time envisioning in 2019.
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The Small-Town Cost of Donald Trump’s Trade Wars

Dec 20, 2018 // Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in an article about how the Trump administration's trade policies, including tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Canada and Mexico, are impacting the American workforce and companies like Mid-Continent Nail.
View at The New Yorker

Slaughter Sees Evidence of Slower Global Economic Growth

Dec 18, 2018 // As a guest on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas,” Dean Matthew J. Slaughter discusses a wide range of topics, including the outlook for markets, global economic growth, U.S.-China relations, and how companies are assessing talent.
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The Fed’s Role in Consumer Confidence

Nov 29, 2018 // Quotes Dean Matthew J. Slaughter in a piece about the Fed’s role when it comes to consumer spending and confidence. Slaughter says the Fed is in a tough position when choosing whether to raise or lower interest rates, and that economic surprises can make policy-making harder.
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Compete with China by Investing in Ourselves

Nov 13, 2018 // Mentions a recent Foreign Affairs essay by Dean Matthew J. Slaughter and Kenneth F. Scheve in an article compiling expert opinions on how the United States should address its global trade issues, particularly those with China.
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Chinese Students Help America Innovate

Nov 12, 2018 // Foreign-born students won’t stop being innovators if the U.S. decides to keep them out. They will stop being innovators in America.
View at The Wall Street Journal