Simon J. Evenett

Simon J. Evenett is currently a Professor of Economics at the University of St. Gallen and on 1 August 2024 will join the Faculty at IMD. He is also  Co-Chair of the WEF’s Global Council on Trade & Investment and the Founder of the St. Gallen Endowment for Prosperity Through Trade, home of two of the leading independent monitors of how governments shape international business.

Latest publications

The crisis in democratic capitalism in Europe is real – CEOs are central to the solution

6 June 2024 • by Simon J. Evenett, Johannes Fritz in Leadership • 8 min read

Democratic capitalism provides the strongest foundation for innovation, entrepreneurship, and growth, but European competitiveness is declining alarmingly. Business leaders have a key part to play in raising productivity and creating opportunities to...


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