Matthew Slaughter

Associate Dean for Faculty; Signal Companies' Professor of Management


At the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth Matthew J. Slaughter is Associate Dean for Faculty, Signal Companies’ Professor of Management, and the founding Faculty Director of the Center for Global Business and Government. He is also 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 Congressional Budget Office’s Panel of Economic Advisers; a member of the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy; and a member of the academic advisory board of the International Tax Policy Forum.

From 2005 to 2007, Professor 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 National Academy of Sciences, the McKinsey Global Institute, and the Institute for International EconomicsMore


Slaughter & Rees Report: APEC Meets Elvis  //

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Reimagining the American Dream  //

Associate dean for faculty Matthew Slaughter says many families are anxious whether the American Dream still exists and notes that America needs more jobs with good and rising incomes. This interview was part of Professor Slaughter’s work with the Markle Economic Future InitiativeProfessor Slaughter discussed the American Dream in a panel session at the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival

Strong jobs but where's the wage growth?  //

Matthew Slaughter says the recent labor report contained good news but had no sign of wage growth. Watch the video

Stagnant Wages Could Drive Voters at the Polls Next Week  //

Professor Slaughter tells NPR that candidates have not been proposing ideas that would lead to meaningful job creation. Listen to the broadcast

Economists See Limited Gains in G.O.P. Plan  //

Matthew Slaughter says an emphasis on tax cuts will do little for job creation. Read the article








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