The Next Economy

Research being conducted under the research theme ‘The Next Economy’ focuses on the transition to the new economy, as detailed in the Long-term Plan.  In this plan, four focal areas of the new economy are translated into four lines of research: Circular Economy, Social Economy, Digital Economy, with ‘Glocal Business’ as the thematic context. Various new and existing research groups can be found at the interfaces of these topics/lines of research.


The following research groups study this theme:

The following research group will be added in 2019:

  • Transitions in Small Business

Read more (in Dutch): Meerjarenplan Onderzoeksplatform The Next Economy 2018-2022


‘From pop-up store to local hero’

Curious to see what our research on The Next Economy looks like? Watch the film about our research project on pop-up stores in The Hague.


Leading lector
Christine De Lille
Programme CoordinatorNico Persoon
Programme CoordinatorMargot Custers
SupportMerel Hillen