What's new about the platform economy?
How do companies like Facebook and Uber change our ways of economic interaction? Will their influence last? On June 12, Paul de Bijl will participate in a panel discussion on digital platforms in Café Restaurant Dauphine in Amsterdam. Other speakers are professor Koen Frenken (Utrecht University) and Hanneke Benaars (University of Amsterdam). Hella Hueck (Het Financieele Dagblad) moderates the discussion. For more information, see the website of ESB (event in Dutch).
Privacy, cybersecurity and public policy
The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has asked Radicand Economics for a reflection on privacy, cybersecurity and the public interest. Such a reflection, in the light of digital trends, provides insight into options for public policy. The report was delivered in 2017 and is publicly available as of April 2018 (report in Dutch; download).
Round table Access to data
On April 10, 2018, Paul de Bijl will participate in a round table meeting on access to and ownership of data, at the Ministry of Economics Affairs and Climate Policy. This topic belongs to one of the themes of the national digital strategy, which several ministries are currently preparing as a means to realize its digital ambitions.
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.
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
Profound economic expertise — connected to state-of-art academic insights;
Extensive experience with economic policy and strategy consulting;
Antenna for considerations and paradigms employed by government officials and policy makers;
- Preeminently equipped to chart a course and stick to it — builds and provides trust in the overall process.
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.