In the Media

Deans’ First Jobs: From Washing Dishes To Selling Hot Dogs

Jun 19, 2017 // Dean Matthew Slaughter reflects on important business lessons learned during his first job at a miniature golf course. Slaughter enjoyed a front row seat to how empathetic design thinking is practiced thanks to the example of the course’s owner.
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The Decline of the Baronial C.E.O.

Jun 17, 2017 // Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter in an article about how the era of baronial chief executives is drawing to a close. “With fewer public companies out there, any one of them is more likely to become a target of interest for one hedge fund or another,” explains Slaughter.
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The ‘Exporting Jobs’ Canard

Jun 14, 2017 // Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses how multinational hiring abroad doesn't come at the expense of U.S. workers. "Limit the ability of U.S. multinational companies to flourish abroad and you limit their ability to create high-paying jobs in America," says Slaughter.
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The H-1B Visa Debate, Explained

May 04, 2017 // Cites the paper “Immigrants Play a Key Role in STEM Fields,” co-authored by Dean Matthew Slaughter in an article discussing the complexity of the H-1B visa system in the U.S. and its subsequent challenges.
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Commerce Department Orders 20 Percent Tariff On Canadian Lumber Imports

Apr 25, 2017 // As a guest on NPR's "All Things Considered," Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses the Commerce Department’s plan to implement a 20 percent tariff on Canadian lumber imports.
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Donald Trump's Executive Orders Don't Fix the U.S. Skills Gap

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Opinion: It's Too Late to Compensate Free Trade's Losers

Apr 12, 2017 // Cites the paper “A New Deal for Globalization,” co-authored by Dean Matthew Slaughter in an opinion piece arguing that it’s too late for globalization’s losers to be compensated.
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How Changing Tone on China Will Be a Positive for US

Apr 13, 2017 // As a guest on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses the economy under President Trump, the president’s change in tone on China, and the Export-Import Bank.
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Tuck Dean Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Apr 11, 2017 // Dean Matthew Slaughter was elected to the 237th class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences this week, a group of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers, and artists, as well as civic, business, and philanthropic leaders.
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Why Deficits Are Flawed Measures of Unfair Trade

Mar 20, 2017 // Mentions comments by Dean Matthew Slaughter in an article about how the U.S. trade deficit inaccurately measures unfair trading practices.
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To help left-behind U.S. workers, U.S. needs to welcome high-skilled immigrants

Mar 13, 2017 // Cites the paper, “The Contributions to America of Skilled Immigrant Workers,” by Dean Matthew Slaughter that discusses the real, tangible cost to the U.S. economy of allocating fewer skilled-immigrant visas than companies need.
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Trump budget expected to seek historic contraction of federal workforce

Mar 12, 2017 // Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter about how many of the cuts the Trump administration will propose would impact what he sees as investments in the United States’ future—such as health research, transportation projects, and training programs.
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U.S. companies are hopeful but wary about trade under Trump

Feb 28, 2017 // As a guest on Marketplace, Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses concerns about the U.S. breaking away from the World Trade Organization.
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Why Statisticians Worry About Alternative Economic Facts

Feb 21, 2017 // As a guest on “Bloomberg Markets,” Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses President Donald Trump's approach to economic analysis and potential changes to how U.S. trade data is reported. Watch on Bloomberg.
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U.S. Trade Deficit Last Year Was Widest Since 2012

Feb 07, 2017 // Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter about how there is “tension” between Mr. Trump’s goals on fiscal policy and trade. “The desire for fiscal expansion…will tend to increase the trade deficit’s overall size, not reduce it,” says Slaughter.
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Trump's Inaugural Address Suggests Break With Foreign Policy Tradition

Feb 23, 2017 // As a guest on "All Things Considered," Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses President Trump’s inaugural address. Trump’s remarks suggest he’ll break from the tradition of taking a broad view of U.S. national interests. "There was clearly enlightened self-interest. It was to help make our country more secure, and it was to
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Robots Will Take Jobs, but Not as Fast as Some Fear, New Report Says

Jan 12, 2017 // Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter in an article about how robots are coming, but the implementation of automation in the workplace will displace jobs more gradually than forecasts suggest. "We have more time than we think to adjust to the world that technology makes possible," says Slaughter.
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Donald Trump's Power To Move Markets

Jan 02, 2017 // As a guest on "Here and Now," Dean Matthew Slaughter discusses the power the president has to move markets.
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B-School Deans Share 2017 Resolutions

Dec 29, 2016 // Includes Dean Matthew Slaughter in a roundup of resolutions made by business school deans.
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Immigrants Innovate

Dec 19, 2016 // An opinion piece by Dean Matthew Slaughter about how President-elect Donald Trump's assumption that immigrants damage, rather than enhance, the prospects for U.S. workers couldn't be further from the truth.
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