Matthew Slaughter

Former Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers Economic Policy Expert and Dean of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth

Matthew Slaughter CL23 Speaker

Matthew J. Slaughter is the Paul Danos Dean of the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, where in addition he is the Earl C. Daum 1924 Professor of International Business. He is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a member of the Aspen Institute’s Economic Strategy Group, and an academic advisor to the McKinsey Global Institute. Exclusively represented by Leading Authorities speakers bureau, Slaughter is also the co-author of four books, including The Squam Lake Report: Fixing the Financial System and Globalization and the Perceptions of American Workers.

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, immigration, 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 Sciences.

Dean Slaughter is a frequent keynote speaker to many audiences in the business and policy communities, and he has frequently testified before the U.S. Congress while working with leaders of both parties. He regularly contributes op-eds to The Financial Times, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post; his ideas are regularly featured in these outlets and others including Bloomberg Businessweek and The Economist. He is a guest on many TV and radio programs such as CNBC’s Squawk Box, PBS’s NewsHour, and NPR’s Morning Edition. For many years he has consulted both to individual firms and to industry organizations on a wide range of issues regarding the global economy.

Dean Slaughter was a faculty member of the Economics Department at Dartmouth since 1994, and in 2002 he joined the Tuck faculty. In 2001 he received Dartmouth’s John M. Manley Huntington Teaching Award, and in 2012 he received Tuck’s Class of 2011 Teaching Excellence Award. His MBA elective course, Leadership in the Global Economy, was awarded the Aspen Institute’s Ideas Worth Teaching Award in 2019. He received his bachelor’s 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