Faculty Directory

Matthew J. Slaughter

Associate Dean for Faculty; Signal Companies' Professor of Management; Faculty Director, Center for Global Business and Government

E-Mailmatthew.j.slaughter@tuck.dartmouth.edu

Phone(603) 646-2939

DegreePhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1994; BA, University of Notre Dame, 1990

AREAS OF EXPERTISEMultinational firms, international trade, labor markets, politics of globalization

Current Research Topics

The economics and politics of globalization

Selected Publications

  • With R. Feenstra, B. Mandel, and M. Reinsdorf, “Effects of Terms of Trade Gains and Tariff Changes on the Measurement of U.S. Productivity Growth,” American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 5(1), 2013
  • With X. Lu and K. Scheve, “Envy, Altruism, and the International Distribution of Trade Protection,” American Journal of Political Science, 56(3), 2012
  • With J. Haskel, R. Lawrence, and E. Leamer, “What Do We Know About Trade and Wages Today?” Journal of Economic Perspectives, 26(2), 2012
  • With L. D’Andrea Tyson, “A Warning Sign from Global Companies,” Harvard Business Review, March 2012
  • With C. Criscuolo and J. Haskel, “Global Engagement and the Innovation Activities of Firms,” International Journal of Industrial Organization, 28 (2), 2010
  • With G. Hanson and K. Scheve, “Globalization and Declining Unionization in the United States,” Industrial Relations, 46(2), 2007
  • “Public Finance and Individual Preferences Over Globalization Strategies,” Economics and Politics, 19(1), 2007
  • With J. Haskel and S. Pereira, “Does Inward Foreign Direct Investment Boost the Productivity of Domestic Firms?” Review of Economics and Statistics, 89(2), 2007
  • With G. Hanson and R. Mataloni, Jr., “Vertical Production Networks in Multinational Firms,” Review of Economics and Statistics, 87(4), 2005
  • With J. Budd and J. Konings, “International Profit Sharing in Multinational Firms,” Review of Economics and Statistics, 87(1), 2005
  • With K. Scheve, “Economic Insecurity and the Globalization of Production,” American Journal of Political Science, 48 (4), 2004

Working Papers

  • With G. Hanson and M. Ibarra-Caton, “Expansion Abroad and the Domestic Operations of U.S. Multinational Firms”
  • With A. Costinot, G. Hanson, and P. Wolfson, “High-End Labor Markets: Talent, Performance, and Earnings on the PGA Tour”
  • With J. Haskel, “Globalization, Multinationals, and the Elasticity of Labor Demand”
  • With R. Martin, “Real Relative Prices: Exchange-Rate Regimes Don’t Matter”
  • With G. Crespi, C. Criscuolo, and J. Haskel, “Productivity Growth, Knowledge Flows, and Spillovers,” National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper #13959, 2008

Awards

  • Tuck Class of 2011 Teaching Excellence Award, Tuck School of Business, 2012
  • National Science Foundation, Research Grant, Economics Program, “Empirical Evidence on the Global Operations of Multinational Firms,” with Gordon H. Hanson, 2002-2005
  • National Science Foundation, Research Grant, Political Science Program, “Economic Insecurity and the Globalization of Production,” with Kenneth F. Scheve, 2002-2005
  • John M. Manley Huntington Teaching Award, Dartmouth College, 2001. Elizabeth R. and Robert A. Jeffe Fellowship, Dartmouth College, 2001-2002
  • National Science Foundation, Research Grant, Economics Program, “The Operations and Labor-Market Impacts of Multinational Enterprises,” 2000-2004
  • National Bureau of Economic Research, National Fellowship, 2000-2001
  • Russell Sage Foundation, Research Grant, Program on The Future of Work in America, “The Effect of Growing International Trade on U.S. Real Wages,” 2000-2001
  • Nelson Rockefeller Research in Economics Grant and Research in Social Science Grant, Rockefeller Center for Public Policy, “The Operations and Labor-Market Impacts of Multinationals,” 2000-2001
  • Russell Sage Foundation, Research Grant, Program on The Future of Work in America, “Globalization and U.S. Labor Markets: New Research,” 1997-2000
  • Junior-Faculty Fellowship, Dartmouth College, 1997-1998
  • Nelson Rockefeller Research in Economics Grant and Research in Social Science Grant, Rockefeller Center for Public Policy, “Who Supports Trade Barriers?” 1997-1998
  • ECAT, Research Grant, “Multinational Firms and the U.S. Economy,” 1996-2000
  • Russell Sage Foundation, Research Grant, Program on The Future of Work in America, “International Trade and the Competitiveness of Factor Markets,” 1996-1998
  • Nelson Rockefeller Research in Economics Grant and Research in Social Science Grant, Rockefeller Center for Public Policy, “Measuring Goods-Market Integration,” 1996-1997
  • U.S. Department of Labor, Division of Foreign Economic Research, “Multinational Corporations, and American Wage Divergence,” 1995-1996
  • Honorable Mention, Upjohn Institute Dissertation Award Competition, 1995
  • Bronze Award, Amex Bank Review Essay Competition, 1994

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School of Business, 2002–present
  • Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, 1995–present
  • Dartmouth College, Associate Professor of Economics, 2001–02, Assistant Professor of Economics, 1994–2001

Nonacademic positions

  • Academic Advisor, McKinsey Global Institute, 2008–present
  • Consultant, Financial Services Forum, 2007–present
  • Senior Fellow for Business and Globalization, 2007–present, Term Member, 2000–present
  • Council on Foreign Relations Board of Academic Advisors, International Tax Policy Forum, 2005–present
  • Visiting Fellow, Institute for International Economics, 1997–present
  • Member, Council of Economic Advisers, 2005–07
  • Consultant, Coalition for Fair International Taxation and Organization for International Investment, 2004
  • Consultant, National Foreign Trade Council, 2003
  • Visiting Scholar, Federal Reserve Board, 2002, 1998
  • Consultant and Visiting Scholar, World Bank, 2002, 2000, 1995–97
  • Consultant, Emergency Committee for American Trade, 1996–2003
  • Visiting Scholar, International Monetary Fund, 1996–97

Editorial positions

  • Editorial Board, Journal of Development Economics, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of International Trade and Development, Review of International Economics, The World Economy

Research & Teaching

In addition to academic scholarship, Dean Slaughter writes general-interest items for the business and policy communities. Slaughter has also given speeches to and testified before both chambers of the U.S. Congress. His work and ideas have been widely featured in business media. He teaches the elective course Leadership in the Global Economy.