ARTNeT Advisor: Research Programme
Mr. Simon Evenett is Professor of International Trade and Economic Development at the University of St. Gallen and Co-Director of the CEPR Programme in International Trade and Regional Economics. Evenett coordinates the Global Trade Alert initiative. Evenett taught previously at Oxford and Rutgers University, and served twice as a World Bank official. He was a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution in Washington. He is Member of the High Level Group on Globalization established by the French Trade Minister Christine LaGarde, Member of the Warwick Commission on the Future of the Multilateral Trading System after Doha, and was Member of the Zedillo Committee on the Global Trade and Financial Architecture. In addition to his research into the determinants of international commercial flows, he is particularly interested in the relationships between international trade policy, national competition law and policy, and economic development. He obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University and B.A in Economics from the University of Cambridge.