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About Alan Clayton-Matthews

Alan Clayton-Matthews is a professor and director of quantitative methods in the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. He spent his 2007 sabbatical leave at the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy. At the Center, he was the chief designer of the Labor Market Assessment Tool (LMAT) and has served as a consultant on a number of projects, including "Staying Power: The Future of Manufacturing in Massachusetts."
Clayton-Matthews is co-editor of Massachusetts Benchmarks, a joint publication of the University of Massachusetts and the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston that presents timely information and analysis about the performance of the Massachusetts economy. He is also a Director of the New England Economic Project, a group of economists and managers from academia, business, and government who study and forecast the New England economy. Previously, Clayton-Matthews has worked as an economist and policy analyst for the Massachusetts Department of Revenue, the Social Welfare Research Institute at Boston College, and DRI/McGraw-Hill. He received his PhD in economics from Boston College.


Present Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Northeastern University
Present Associate Professor, School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, Northeastern University
Present Senior Research Associate, Dukakis Center for Urban & Regional Policy, Northeastern University


Research Interests

Economics, Public policy, and Quantitative methods

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360M Renaissance Park
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115


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