Simon J Evenett

Simon J Evenett
The writer is a professor of international trade and economic development at University of St Gallen, Switzerland
My Stories
  • Jul 02 2014, 2031

    The struggle to make rulers accountable goes back centuries if not longer. Typically at first nobles tried holding sovereigns to account

  • Jun 04 2014, 2039

    In recent months, Indian and Chinese authorities have been heavily criticised for high-profile investigations into possible foul play by certain multinational companies. Foreign critics charge that these companies are

  • May 07 2014, 2025

    Plastered over the windows of the best bookshop in the Swiss town that I live in are announcements of 20 per cent off on everything in the store. For

  • Apr 02 2014, 2028

    Could Russia’s annexation of Crimea result in stronger ties across the Atlantic? On the face of it, this suggestion seems laughable, given how often Europe and the US have fallen

  • Mar 05 2014, 1957

    Recently Russia sent troops in to Crimea a region of the Ukraine with historic ties to Moscow. Much huffing and puffing has ensued

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