Matthew Slaughter

The Paul Danos Dean of the Tuck School; The Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business


Matthew J. Slaughter is the Paul Danos Dean of the Tuck School and the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business. He is also the founding Faculty Director of the Center for Global Business and Government. In addition, he is currently a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research; an adjunct Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; a member of the advisory committee of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, a member of the academic advisory board of the International Tax Policy Forum; and an academic advisor to the McKinsey Global Institute.

From 2005 to 2007, Dean Slaughter served as a Member on the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President. In this Senate-confirmed position he held the international portfolio, advising the President, the Cabinet, and many others on issues including international trade and investment, currency and energy markets, and the competitiveness of the U.S. economy. He has also been affiliated with organizations including the Federal Reserve Board, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Congressional Budget Office, and the National Academy of SciencesMore


Creating Leaders Who Inspire  //

Why Candidates are Out of Sync With How Americans Really Feel About Trade  //

Matthew Slaughter says that trade and globalization would benefit the U.S. economy but suggests expanding unemployment insurance, job training, and direct subsidies for workers whose wages suffer as a result. Read the article

Making the Case for Trade  //

Matthew Slaughter says the four leading presidential candidates are wrong to say that foreign trade hurts America. Read the article

Message from the Dean to the Tuck Community  //

Matthew Slaughter became the school’s 10th dean on July 1, 2015. Read his message to the Tuck community

Slaughter & Rees Report: What Prince Taught Us About the Global Economy  //

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  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ph.D. in Economics, 1994
  • University of Notre Dame, B.A. in Economics, summa cum laude, 1990