In the Media

A Corporate Tax Cut and Jobs Might Not Go Hand in Hand

Nov 09, 2017 // Quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter in a piece about the recently proposed tax code reform, which would cut the corporate tax rate. One of the arguments for the cut is that companies will invest their increased profits to create better paying jobs, but Slaughter says the reality isn’t that simple.
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How to Break Free of Washington’s Conventional Wisdom

Sep 29, 2017 // An article about how to avoid the trappings of conventional wisdom quotes Dean Matthew Slaughter. In order to find unconventional solutions to problems, Slaughter advises business leaders to schedule regular reflection time into their calendars, giving them the opportunity to think outside the box.
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As technology and geopolitics change, so does scrutiny of foreign business deals

Sep 14, 2017 // A story about the government halting the potential sale of a U.S. semiconductor firm to Chinese venture capitalists, citing national security concerns, features Dean Matthew Slaughter. Slaughter says the concerns are valid as information technology permeates more industries.
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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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MBA Deans Share The Hardest Classes They Ever Took

Jul 14, 2017 // Dean Matthew Slaughter reflects on his experience during “Producer and Consumer Theory” a class he took during his first year of graduate school at MIT. “My struggles that year helped build a lot of humility that, over time, became confident humility and gave me a solid foundation for my future research and teaching.”
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CentreCourt Draws Hundreds to SF

Jun 27, 2017 // Includes comments made by Dean Matthew Slaughter during CentreCourt, an event for prospective MBA applicants. “We’ve been around 117 years and we’ve innovated along the way. There is no better time to get an MBA than right now,” Slaughter said.
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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.
View at The New York Times

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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