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
  • Jan 27 2016, 2135

    If “everyone knows” th­at forecasting is a fool’s errand then why are so many articles published in January about the year to come? Moreover, if the latest research on expert

  • Dec 02 2015, 2152

    Given the horrific eve­nts of a fortnight ago in Paris, one should cho­ose words carefully when discus­sing events in the City of Light. So how to describe the unfolding

  • Nov 04 2015, 2155

    No doubt plenty of backs were being slapped in New Delhi’s economic ministries last month when the IMF’s most recent World Economic Outlook was published. The IMF reckons India’s

  • 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