E15 Experts are leading thinkers and practitioners from developed and developing countries reflecting a wide range of perspectives on trade and sustainable development. The experts’ participation in any E15 activity is on a personal basis and does not represent an official commitment of the organisations they are affiliated with.


Simon Evenett

Academic Director, 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.


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Regional Trade Agreements
October 2015