Simon Evenett

Professor of International Trade and Economic Development, University of St. Gallen

Academic Director and Professor of International Trade and Economic Development, University of St. Gallen; Non-Resident Senior Fellow in the Economics Studies programme of the Brookings Institution. Researches the factors determining the intensity of competition in emerging markets, on the effects of competition law and policy on firms behaviour, and on the analysis of existing and proposed agreements at the World Trade Organization. Has published a number of books and has in addition edited many book chapters and articles. Former: World Bank official; Has taught at the University of Oxford, the University of Michigan Business School, and Rutgers University. PhD in Economics, Yale University.

Opinion

7 April 2017
The message from Baden-Baden was clear: maintaining open borders has been demoted as a G20 policy priority. With mounting risk of copy-cat protectionism, current trade policy dynamics suggest this is a particularly inauspicious moment to let down the G20’s guard on protectionism. Should G20 Leaders...
19 July 2016
Flush from their Brexit referendum victory and settling into their new ministerial offices, hopefully those responsible for trade policy in Theresa May’s government are contemplating the UK’s priorities. Fevered speculation concerns the trade deals the UK could do and – in the case of the EU – must...
23 May 2016
Restoring economic growth is the primary mission of the G-20. International commerce — exports, imports, foreign direct investment (FDI), international licensing, technology transfer, and cross-border movement of expertise — can boost national economies, improving performance in the short and...

Bridges news

18 February 2016
Автор статьи размышляет о том, какие возможные убытки принесет Транстихоокеанское партнерство и что делать странам, которые оказались вне этого соглашения. В октябре 2015 г. США , Япония , Канада , Австралия и еще 8 государств по обе стороны Тихого океана с большой помпой завершили переговоры о...
17 December 2015
Este artigo refuta a narrativa de que não há opção senão aderir à TPP: o autor argumenta que, apesar da importância do acordo, muitos de seus efeitos são calculados para o médio e longo prazos e, nesse sentido, ainda não constituem “evidências”.
27 June 2011
Para que o impasse da Rodada Doha seja superado neste ano, líderes dos Estados Unidos da América (EUA) e da China devem ampliar sua margem de compromisso e flexibilizar suas restrições políticas domésticas. Para tanto, é preciso que tais países desafiem a premissa na qual o impasse está baseado,...