New executive course Digital Platforms

On March 14, 2018, the new executive course Digital Platforms will kick off. Paul de Bijl (Radicand Economics) and Nicolai van Gorp (e-Conomics) developed this course for the National Academy for Finance and Economics (The Hague). The course zeroes in on digital platform business models, public policy and potential contributions of digital platforms to public goals. On the last day, the participants will work on a case.

Exploration of the future of public registration of antenna installations

At the request of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy, KWINK Groep carried out an exploration of the future of the registration of antenna installations. Paul de Bijl (Radicand Economics, also associate of KWINK Groep) reflected, from an economic perspective, on the (interim) findings, in particular regarding the legitimacy of public intervention and the public interests associated with the registration of antenna installations. The report (in Dutch) is available here, per January 22, 2018.

Big data and market supervision

De academic journal Tijdschrift voor Toezicht will publish a special issue on Big data, in the second half of 2018. Paul de Bijl (Radicand Economics) is the coordinating editor. The deadline to submit a proposal for a contribution is March 1st. The deadline to submit contributions is May 7. For more information, see the call for papers.

Digital strategy module of Executive MBA in Business & IT

On February 9, 2018, Paul de Bijl will give a lecture "The economics of digital platforms" in the module Digital Strategy and Transformation (Modular Executive MBA in Business & IT) at Nyenrode Business University. The lecture will deal with the anatomy of business models based on digital platforms, platform governance, and the impact of digital business models on competition.

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What sets us apart

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About the name

The name stands for our profound experience and expertise: in mathematical expression √x, the value "x" is called the radicand — the thing we are finding the root of.

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