Matthew Slater Johnson

Matthew Slater Johnson

Assistant Professor of Economics

External Address: 
216 Rubenstein Hall, Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90312, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 613-9371

Matthew Johnson is an Assistant Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University. His research seeks to understand how different regulations, policies and shifts in the labor market affect working conditions in the United States. Much of his current work focuses on the estimating the effects of health and safety regulations on firms and workers, and investigating what factors influence compliance with these regulations. He received his PhD in economics from Boston University, and his BA in economics and history from the University of California, Berkeley. 

Here is a link to his CV. For a list of his published and ongoing papers, please visit his personal website.

Selected Grants

Do Noncompete Agreements Make Noncompetitive Labor Markets? awarded by Russell Sage Foundation (Principal Investigator). 2019 to 2021