• TESTimator: coffee on campus

    • Laura Zwiers
    Aug 23, 2019

    The TESTimator is a new rubric in which we try out many different foods, drinks and places for you, such that you do not have to go to the bad ones anymore. In this first edition, we had to go for one of the primary necessities for almost every econ...

  • Amusement parks in the Netherlands

    • Laura Zwiers
    Aug 16, 2019

    Rotterdam has a lot to offer, and we all very much enjoy the variety of activities you can do in the city. However, you might sometimes long for a day out of town (and the library). Or maybe you just seek an excuse to not study for a day. An amusemen...

  • The benefits of the sun

    • Mihaela Ilova
    Aug 09, 2019

    What do Italians, Greeks and Portuguese have that we, in Rotterdam, don’t? Tourism during summer? We’re getting warmer. Beaches? Even warmer. Hot weather? Warmer. It’s the sun! Throughout the year and especially during the winter months, southern cou...

  • What Makes Econometricians Cry

    • Myrthe van den Reek
    Jul 26, 2019

    If you are Dutch and active on YouTube, you might have come across a video from Joardy Film. This youtuber makes videos as his alter ego Joardy (who is dry as a bone) and one of my favorite videos is the one where he is asked “waar moet jij van Huilo...

  • Into the Business - ING

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Fabricius van Roozendaal
    Jul 19, 2019Career

    For this edition of ‘Into the Business,’ Estimator travelled to Amsterdam to interview Xinzheng Huang, member of the market risk model validation team at ING.    The market risk model validation team is responsible for validating a wide range of mo...

  • Travel tips 2 - Summer 2019

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Laura Zwiers
    Jul 12, 2019

    The summer holidays have already started! While we all have different interests, hobbies and responsibilities, one thing that we can all share is our love for travelling. Everyone enjoys discovering new places, whether you are travelling to a new Dut...

  • Cashier Henriëtte - Employees You See But Never Speak

    • Kevin Tittel
    Jul 05, 2019

    There are plenty of employees working at the Erasmus University, but there seems to be no one as popular as the woman after whom the FAECTOR office coffee machine is named: Henriëtte! If you ever treat yourself with a nice lunch in Etude, you’ll defi...