• Meet the Estimator!

    • Gabriela Creţu
    • Simon Benhaiem
    • Mikhail Muradov
    • Robert Alexandrou
    • Floris De Vries
    • Oliwer Wirkus
    • Anissa El Mazouzi
    • Orestis Tziapouras
    • Daan Derksen
    Nov 02, 2022

    Hey everyone, the time has come. I present you the Estimator Committee! Questions to be answered: Rich and famous or primary income and unknown? If you were to choose, which Disney character would you be?  If you were offered a role i...

  • How smart are you?

    • Simon Benhaiem
    Oct 19, 2022Educational

    Throughout our lives, we encounter a whole spectrum of "smart" people - from those annoyingly smart to ones who are barely interactive. Let us now take a few minutes to wonder what really constitutes those differences and how we can analyse them more...

  • Dutch political crises in a nutshell

    • Floris De Vries
    Oct 12, 2022News

    Politics? "Boring." Political subjects? "Takes too much time and is mostly irrelevant for me." While this is the case for some/most of you, a lot of subjects are really important to every citizen. And for all the TikTok users with an attention span o...

  • FLASH CRASHES: a trader’s nightmare

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Oct 04, 2022

    The past fortnight has been highly eventful even by the standards of the 21st century hectic and globalized world. First and foremost, the United Kingdom mourned the passing of its beloved monarch, Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II. While her tragic...

  • Introducing the 57th board of FAECTOR!

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Floris De Vries
    Sep 24, 2022Association

    As the start of the new academic year already feels way behind us, you’ve probably met the 57th board or want to make a good impression on them. But who is the person behind the board member? A little get-to-know of these seven, as they call themselv...

  • The integration of Ukrainian refugees

    • Gabriela Creţu
    Sep 10, 2022News

    The integration of Ukrainian refugees It seems like the entire world turned upside down in just three years. In the beginning, there was a global pandemic that caused distress and restlessness among the population; now, we are witnessing another glo...

  • Female econometrician: “I am a strong, independent and identically distributed woman.”

    • Floris De Vries
    Aug 26, 2022

    Times are changing. But since the most recent feminist wave has passed, a rare kind of women secretly entered the public domain and should be taken into account more. They identify themselves as an independent AND identically distributed woman (i.i.d...

  • McDonald’s in Russia: A Feast in The Time of Plague

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Aug 04, 2022News

    The world’s been on a frenetic merry-go-round for the past months and the prospect for the rest of the year is rather bleak. While war is still raging in Ukraine and world’s largest graine supplies are stuck in Ukrainian ports ahead of this year’s ha...

  • Volatility Arbitrage: An Interview with Da Vinci

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Jul 03, 2022Career

    Estimator has once again travelled to Amsterdam to interview a graduated Econometrician who is currently working part-time as a Trading Assistant at DaVinci Derivatives. Jeffrey Zwart finished his Bachelor in Econometrics and Operations Research at E...

  • Marcos Is Returning to Power. What Does This Mean for The Philippines?

    • Orestis Tziapouras
    Jun 17, 2022News

    Does history go around in circles? If it's the Philippines we're talking about then maybe yes, it does... I am referring to the rise to power of Ferdinand "Bong Bong" Marcos Jr: son of Ferdinand Marcos Sr who ruled Philippines with authoritarian ru...