Articles written by Simon Wilson

A faint hope for Zimbabwe

Decades of Robert Mugabe’s ruinous policies have driven his country to economic disaster. But will his successor and former ally be any improvement? Simon Wilson reports.

The return of capital controls

The potential for a Jeremy Corbyn-led government brings with it the prospect of growing state intervention in the country’s finances. Simon Wilson asks: should we be worried?

The true price of paradise

The so-called Paradise Papers have highlighted the use of far-flung remnants of the British Empire as tax havens. The bargain tax rates are looking increasingly costly, says Simon Wilson.

America’s immigration woes

Donald Trump has scrapped rules protecting young illegal immigrants from deportation. Activists, business leaders and economists think he’s wrong. Simon Wilson reports.

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