Faculty Directory

Matthew J. Slaughter

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


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

Editor with M.B. Reinsdorf, International Flows of Invisibles: Trade in Services and Intangibles in the Era of Globaliztion, The University of Chicago Press, 2009; with G.H. Hanson and K.F. Scheve, "Public Finance and Individual Preferences over Globalization Strategies," Economics and Politics, 19(1), 2007; "Globalization and Declining Unionization in the United States," Industrial Relations, 46(2), 2007; with J.E. 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.H. Hanson and R.J. Mataloni Jr., "Vertical Production Networks in Multinational Firms," Review of Economics and Statistics, 87(4), 2005; "Economic Insecurity and the Globalization of Production," American Journal of Political Science, 48(4), October 2004


Research Grants, National Science Foundation, 2004–05, 2002–04, 2000–03; John M. Manley Huntington Teaching Award, Dartmouth College, 2001; National Fellowship, National Bureau of Economic Research, 2000–01; Research Grant, Program on The Future of Work in America, Russell Sage Foundation, 1997–2000; Bronze Award, Amex Bank Review Essay Competition, 1994; Sloan Foundation MIT Industrial Performance Center Doctoral Fellowship, 1993–94; Graduate Fellowship, National Science Foundation, 1990–93

Professional Activities

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

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

Personal Website

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.