Council of Economic Advisers
Biography of Matthew J. Slaughter
Matthew J. Slaughter was nominated by President Bush on September 22, 2005 to serve as a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers. Dr. Slaughter is currently on leave from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, where he is an Associate Professor of Business Administration. He is also currently a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for International Economics, and a Term Member at the Council on Foreign Relations. In recent years he has also been a Visiting Scholar at the Federal Reserve Board and the International Monetary Fund, and a Consultant at the World Bank and the U.S. Department of Labor.
Dr. Slaughters area of expertise is the economics and politics of globalization, work that has been supported by several grants from organizations including the National Science Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation. More than three dozen articles by Dr. Slaughter have been published as book chapters and in academic journals, and he also recently coauthored the book Globalization and the Perceptions of American Workers. He currently serves in various editorial positions for several academic journals dealing with globalization.
In addition to numerous presentations at academic conferences and seminars, in recent years Dr. Slaughter has spoken to many non-specialist audiences and his work has been widely featured in the business media. He has also been involved with individual companies and industry associations interested in fostering dialogue on issues of international trade, investment, and taxation.
Dr. Slaughter joined the Tuck faculty in 2002. Prior to coming to Tuck, since 1994 he had been an Assistant and Associate Professor of Economics at Dartmouth, where in 2001 he received the school-wide John M. Manley Huntington Teaching Award. Dr. Slaughter received his bachelors degree summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Notre Dame in 1990, and his doctorate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994.