BA, University of Notre Dame, 1990; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994. At Tuck since 2002.
Area of Expertise
The economics and politics of globalization
Teaching and Research
Professor Slaughter's work focuses on the global operations of multinational firms. He has also researched the labor-market impacts of international trade, investment, and immigration; knowledge creation and transfer within multinational firms; and the political-economy question of what determines public attitudes towards globalization policies.
Graduate Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 1990-93; Sloan Foundation MIT Industrial Performance Center Doctoral Fellowship, 1993-94; Bronze Award, Amex Bank Review Essay Competition, 1994; Research Grant, Program on The Future of Work in America, Russell Sage Foundation, 1997-2000; National Fellowship, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000-01; Research Grants, National Science Foundation, 2000-03 and 2002-04; John M. Manley Huntington Teaching Award, Dartmouth College, 2001.
Professor Slaughter's publications include Globalization and the Perceptions of American Workers, co-authored with K. F. Scheve (Institute for International Economics, 2001) and more than three dozen articles published in refereed journals and as book chapters. Recent articles include "Expansion Strategies of U.S. Multinational Firms," with G.H.Hanson and R. Mataloni, Brookings Trade Forum, 2001; Are Profits Shared Across Borders: Evidence on International Rent Sharing," with J. Budd, Journal of Labor Economics, 2004; and "Economic Insecurity and the Globalization of Production," with K. Scheve, American Journal of Political Science, 2004. Professor Slaughter serves in editorial positions for several academic journals.
The work of Professor Slaughter has also been widely featured in business media such as Business Week, The Economist, Financial Times, Newsweek, Time, the Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. He has been interviewed on programs including CNN's Lou Dobbs Tonight and NPR's Marketplace. In addition to numerous presentations at academic conferences and seminars, Professor Slaughter has spoken to such diverse audiences as the National Academy of Sciences and the National Press Club, and given testimony before the Finance Committee of the U.S. Senate.
Prior to joining Tuck, Professor Slaughter taught economics as a member of the Dartmouth College faculty. He is currently a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a term member on the Council on Foreign Relations, and a visiting fellow at the Institute for International Economics. For many years he has also served as a consultant to multinational firms and business associations involved with issues of international trade, investment, and taxation.