Simon Evenett
Professor Simon Evenett heads up the University of St. Gallen MBA programme and is the leading specialist in trade, protectionism, and the G20. Previously, he was also Director of Economic Research, World Trade Institute, and has twice served as a World Bank official. Professor Evenett has also served as a Member on several high level committees on international commerce including The French Trade Minister's High Level Group on Globalisation; The Warwick Commission on the Future of the Multilateral Trading System; and The Zedillo Committee on the Global Trade and Financial Architecture.

Entries by Simon Evenett

Does Davos Matter?

(1) Comments | Posted 22 January 2014 | (10:59)

My immediate reaction is "to whom?" Obviously to the corporate leaders, analysts, and political leaders who attend the World Economic Forum's annual event, otherwise they wouldn't bother going. But should the rest of us be concerned? After all, many critics argue these meetings are not inclusive and are dominated by...

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A Very Convenient Election: Germany and the Eurozone

(0) Comments | Posted 18 September 2013 | (09:53)

"People never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war, or before an election," said Otto von Bismarck. Replacing the word "lie" with "stall" and this captures perfectly the effect the forthcoming federal election in Germany has had on policymaking towards the beleaguered southern states of the Eurozone....

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A Transatlantic Trade Up

(0) Comments | Posted 19 February 2013 | (13:32)

It is safe to say that a watershed has been reached with the launch of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership - an ambitious agreement to advance trade and investment liberalisation between the EU and US. For 20 years Europe and the US have mulled the idea of freeing transatlantic...

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