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
  • Oct 07 2015, 2148

    On Monday, to much fanfare, the United States, Japan, and 10 other nations on both sides of the Pacific concluded a “mega” free trade agreement. On some measures this

  • Sep 09 2015, 2018

    Queen Elizabeth II has become the longest serving monarch in Br­itish history, breaking the record set by Queen Victoria who died in 1901 after reigning for 23,227days. For the

  • Aug 12 2015, 1838

    On Tuesday morning, just before the financial markets opened in Beijing, the People’s Bank of China, that nation‘s central bank, took steps to devalue the renminbi by 1.9 per

  • Jul 01 2015, 1944

    The BRICS aren’t the only countries whose stature has grown in recent years. Germany whose economy has relative to its neighbours fared well in recent years

  • Jun 03 2015, 1959

    Five months after the election of a left-wing government on a mandate of repudiating austerity, matters are now coming to a head between Greece, its eurozone “partners,” and the International