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Goldman Economists Caution Against Copying Sweden Virus Strategy

Pedestrians sit by the fountains at the Kungstradgarden park in Stockholm on April 23.

Pedestrians sit by the fountains at the Kungstradgarden park in Stockholm on April 23.

Photographer: Mikael Sjoberg/Bloomberg

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Sweden’s light-touch approach to containing Covid-19 may be working in Scandinavia’s biggest economy, but it would be wrong to regard it as a model for others to emulate, according to Goldman Sachs.