Digital Strategy and Transformation / Executive MBA in Business & IT

On November 7-8, 2018, Paul de Bijl (Radicand Economics) and Nicolai van Gorp (e-Conomics) will give lectures on digital platforms in the module Digital Strategy and Transformation of the Modular Executive MBA in Business & IT. at Nyenrode Business University. The lectures deal with business models based on digital platforms, revenue models, and the changing nature of competition, applied in a case on "Autonomous Driving" and "Mobility as a Service".

Article in Telecommunications Policy available online

The academic article "Race to the top: Does competition in the DSL market matter for fibre penetration?" by Helanya Fourie (Econex Consulting, South Africa) and Paul de Bijl (Radicand Economics and Utrecht University School of Economics), published in Telecommunications Policy, is now available online. The publisher provides free access here until November 24, 2018.

Conference on digital platforms and the government

On October 12, 2018, Paul de Bijl (Radicand Economics) will participate in a panel debate at the conference "Digital platforms and the government", which will take place at the National Academy for Finance and Economics (The Hague). Other panel members are Rob de Werd (Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations), Nicolai van Gorp (e-Conomics) and Paul Diederen (Rathenau Instituut).

Annual Conference on developments in competition law

On October 4, 2018, the Annual Conference on Developments in Competition Law will take place. Paul de Bijl (Radicand Economics) will participate in a panel debate on online platforms, together with Anne-Claire Hoyng (, Freek Bruggert (ACM), and Janneke Kohlen (Bird & Bird). Berend Reuder (Stek Advocaten) will act as moderator.

Special issue Tijdschrift voor Toezicht on big data

The Dutch academic/professional journal Tijdschrift voor Toezicht published a special double issue on big data (editor Paul de Bijl; published on Sept. 28, 2018), with contributions from competition authority ACM, Dutch central bank DNB, consultants, lawyers, and academia.

What we do

Radicand Economics provides trusted economic consulting services to firms, policy makers, market authorities and regulators on competition policy, economic regulation, supervision and public policy. Provides leadership and builds connections in difficult and sensitive projects. Radicand Economics also provides tailor-made executive courses.

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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