Appreciated critique of a limit on profit in the welfare sector


A guest column in Svenska Dagbladet by Henrik Jordahl has received considerable attention, including an unusually large amount of readers’comments. Most of them writing that they appreciate his critique of the government’s suggestion to introduce a limit on profit in the welfare sector. Henrik Jordahl explains that he wrote the article being “upset with the government that for the exercise of political power has decided to go along with a suggestion that is so obviously inferior”. In the article he describes how the government encourages larger cooperation to buy properties and to do financial number twisting to circumvent the consequences of this regulatory proposal. Henrik Jordahl argues that the government thereby creates a damaging “profit hunt”, the very same they claim to be working against.

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