Article on regulation of digital platforms

On December 20, 2018, the Dutch professional journal for economists ESB published an article on regulation of digital platforms by Paul de Bijl (Radicand Economics) and Nicolai van Gorp (e-Conomics). It is available here: ESB (in Dutch).

Invited lecture on digital platforms and markets

On December 6, 2018, Paul de Bijl gave a lecture on digital platforms and markets at the regular board meeting for secretary-general, director-generals and directors, at the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.

Kick-off VNO-NCW's Taskforce on the Platform Economy

On November 22, 2018, VNO-NCW (Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers) organized the kick-off of a series of meetings of its Taskforce on the Platform Economy. Paul de Bijl gave a presentation on strategic policy issues related to digitalization and digital platforms. The meeting, chaired by the general manager of Microsoft Nederland, was attended by CEOs and general managers from various sectors, ranging from ICT to temping agencies.

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".

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.

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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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