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  1. What are ETFs?

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Jan 17, 2022Educational

    Year 2021 was a good year for the stock market. The stabilisation of financial markets and a strong institutional backing of governmental recovery pla...

  2. An Eclectic Assortment of Art

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Floris De Vries
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Jan 10, 2022Educational

    Art has played a paramount role in our (pseudo-) society since time immemorial. Whether it is music, dance, poetry, painting or even graffiti, the bes...

  3. Traversing Through Master Degrees at ESE

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Jan 04, 2022Educational

    The end of their bachelor degree will have econometric students facing a very wide and complex variety of career options: from getting a job to taking...

  4. Writers on Holiday

    • André de Mots
    • Floris De Vries
    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Dec 30, 2021

    The holidays are finally here and as the Estimator committee is scattered across the world, we thought it would be nice to detail our plans and differ...

  5. Watchables: Christmas Edition (Part 2)

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Floris De Vries
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Dec 22, 2021

    With exams now finally over and another complete lockdown in place, what better way to kickstart the holiday season than a perfect Christmas movie? Th...

  6. Nexit Shell: How did it come so far?

    • André de Mots
    • Floris De Vries
    Dec 19, 2021Educational

    A tumultuous year for Royal Dutch Shell has nearly passed. Following their loss from the lawsuit waged against them by a Dutch environmentalist group,...

  7. The Econometrics of Climate Change

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Dec 14, 2021Educational

    Climate change can sometimes make us feel hopeless. Just think of global warming, rising sea levels, glaciers melting and increasingly frequent extrem...

  8. Interview with Dr. Guido Imbens

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Dec 10, 2021

    Dr. Guido Imbens, a Dutch American econometrics professor at Stanford University is at the forefront of econometrics research, with his theories being...

  9. James Bond: Sign of The Times

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Dec 02, 2021

    Bond, James Bond. British spy. Cultural icon. License-to-kill for Queen and country. Quick-witted and sharp-dressed womanizer. Alcoholic with exquisit...

  10. Takeaways of The ECD

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • André de Mots
    • Floris De Vries
    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Nov 29, 2021Career

    At the start of November, the Econometric Career Days took place organised by FAECTOR. Some of our writers participated in it. In this article you wil...

  11. A Crash Course on Sinterklaas

    • André de Mots
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Nov 24, 2021

    Every year Sinterklaas and his ‘Pieten’ arrive in November at a harbor with the ‘pakjesboot’ (his Steamboat) all the way from Spain and head off on hi...

  12. A Wind-Up of COP26

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Nov 18, 2021News

    Now that the COP has ended, we can evaluate the developments that took place during the event. As we have come to expect in international conferences ...

  13. Sportonometrics #1: Football

    • Floris De Vries
    Nov 15, 2021Sport

    Sportonometrics - A Series of Statistical Analysis on Sports  Do you know those people who first praise a player of their favorite team but only afte...

  14. METAmorphosis

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Nov 10, 2021Educational

    What a month it has been for Facebook, or shall we say Meta at this point. Starting with a network shut down, which made all the social media influenc...

  15. Welcommittees (Part 5)

    • Floris De Vries
    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Nov 08, 2021Association

    A new academic year means lots of new faces at the Faector office. But compared to the last few years where you got to know the committee members bett...

  16. Everything You Need to Know About COP26

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Oct 29, 2021Educational

    Climate change is a challenge that is constantly hanging over everyone’s head. No matter how much we try to avoid thinking about it, one cannot avoid ...

  17. Halloween - Origins, Traditions & How to Spend it

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Oct 25, 2021

    Heaps of carved pumpkins, spooky costume parties, and trick-or-treating - yes, it is that time of the year again. While Halloween isn’t very commonly ...

  18. The Fusion of Physics and Econometrics

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • André de Mots
    Oct 12, 2021Educational

    Jan Tinbergen, the founding father of econometrics   Jan Tinbergen is undoubtedly a name we encounter a lot at EUR. Besides having a building and in...

  19. A New Student's Starting Guide

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Tessa De Weser
    Sep 01, 2021educational

    Hey! New here?  We know exactly what it feels like. Not sure how anything works at uni while moving to a new city where you have to find your way a...

  20. Estimator in Quarantine (Again)

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Tessa De Weser
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Aug 23, 2021

    Last year, the Estimator covered the beginning of Covid-19, and our experiences in quarantine. More than a year later, the pandemic is still around an...

  21. How has Art survived Covid-19?

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Aug 12, 2021news

    The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has not only been a major threat to global health, but also a large-scale socioeconomic disaster. Beyond the immediate tragedi...

  22. Hidden Spots in the Netherlands

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Jul 22, 2021socia

    The Netherlands may be a small country, but it's definitely not lacking in tourist attractions. While places such as the Rijksmuseum, Kinderdijk, and ...

  23. Belarus - The Last Citadel

    • Adnan Aliyev
    Jul 15, 2021News

    As the last citadel of dictatorship in Europe crumbles under significant pressure from both inside and outside, international entities look on in shoc...

  24. Summer Cocktails

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    Jul 04, 2021

    With the exam week finally over, we are in desperate need of some relaxing ways to enjoy the summer. Therefore, we provide you with some cocktail reci...

  25. Econometrics on the Street

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Jun 22, 2021

    Hello and welcome to this article where we go out on the streets of Rotterdam on a quest to bother strangers with questions. We asked people questions...

  26. Euro 2020

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Jun 11, 2021Football

    The European Championships - a time when countries come together, people unite and we can all enjoy hating on one another. After a year of delay, it i...

  27. Can the Dutch win the Olympics?

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    Jun 07, 2021news

    Let’s bring those gold medals home! Next up in our series of sports-themed articles is an overview of the Summer Olympic Games.  Finally... For the s...

  28. Boxing's Fall from Grace

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    May 31, 2021

    Have you ever wondered what boxing looked like some decades ago? Before it turned into a money-grabbing, how-many-viewers-did-you-have entertainment s...

  29. FAECTORians in the ESE Faculty Council

    • Monica Panigrahy
    May 28, 2021Educational

    With the ESE Faculty Council elections being held until Tuesday, the future of Erasmus School of Economics is in your hands! But with twelve eligible ...

  30. Introducing the 56th board of FAECTOR!

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    May 21, 2021

    It’s already that time of the year! It’s been a whirlwind of a year and the 56th board is now preparing to take over. We are inching closer to FAECTOR...