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  1. How is the estimator surviving quarantine?

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Jul 06, 2020

    With the corona restrictions easing down (at least in the Netherlands), we reflected upon what we did while in quarantine. The estimator committee is ...

  2. Study tips for the upcoming (online) exams!

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Jun 21, 2020Education

    As the Estimator is also preparing for (online) exams, we thought we can share some tips on how to make sure you have productive study sessions and ho...

  3. The Economic Impact of COVID-19

    • Monica Panigrahy
    Jun 10, 2020News

    When reports of a new virus started emerging in China in late 2019, it felt like a crisis far away, too remote to even consider that it would impact u...

  4. Funny things that happened during the pandemic

    • Laura Zwiers
    Jun 07, 2020

    We’re in the midst of a crisis, and yes, it should be taken seriously. However, it is important to still have a laugh every now and then. Therefore, w...

  5. Watchables: International Edition

    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    • Lala AlAsadi
    May 26, 2020

    Self-isolation can be a challenge. It has undoubtedly taken a toll on many; especially when you find yourself running out of new movies and shows on y...

  6. How to survive quarantine

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    May 23, 2020

    We're living in strange times right now with the Coronavirus, and it is not unimaginable that you're slowly getting bored sitting at home. Many people...

  7. Economic Research for Econometricians - Deepening Minor

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    May 18, 2020Educational

    Thinking of doing a minor in your final bachelor year? With the minor application deadline coming soon, you might be in a bit of a pickle choosing the...

  8. People with Passion - Staisy Kaptusarova

    • Anastasiia Kaptusarova
    Apr 06, 2020

    In this edition of People with Passion, we interview Staisy. She started dancing at a very young age but decided that cheerleading is her passion C...

  9. Watchables: Quarantine Edition

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    Apr 06, 2020

    Now that university is closed and social events are cancelled in times of Coronavirus, we finally have some spare time to watch series for days. But g...

  10. TESTimator: toilets on campus

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    Apr 01, 2020Uni

    The TESTimator is here to test things for you, so you don’t have to try everything out anymore and can just go for the best option. For this edition, ...

  11. Advanced Computer Science - Deepening Minor

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    Mar 25, 2020school

    At ESE, students have the opportunity to go on exchange, do an internship or follow a minor during their last year of university. Estimator has interv...

  12. EstimATEor - Cem

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Artun Boz
    Mar 18, 2020

    In this episode of EstimATEor, we talk to Cem, a second-year double bachelor student from Turkey.   Did you visit the Netherlands before moving here...

  13. Teacher Talk - Ana Figueiredo

    • Monica Panigrahy
    Mar 12, 2020Educational

    In this edition of Teacher talk, we decided to talk to Assistant Professor Ana Figueiredo, who teaches Macroeconomics to first-year Bachelor students....

  14. How to survive a hangover

    • Laura Zwiers
    Mar 09, 2020

    We've all been there: waking up after a night out feeling nauseous, having a terrible headache and being unable to bear a daylight. Hangovers are terr...

  15. Why do people get emotional about sports?

    • Mihaela Ilova
    Mar 02, 2020

    I've personally never understood why people cared so much about their favorite team losing or winning a match. As a cheerleader dancing at basketball ...

  16. Why did Brexit happen?

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Feb 27, 2020News

    The clock strikes midnight. Union Jack flags are raised in front of the UK parliament. One flag is taken down at the European Parliament in Brussels. ...

  17. Into the Business - Optiver

    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    • Athaya Putri
    Feb 20, 2020Career

    For this edition of Into the Business, Estimator travelled to Amsterdam to interview Olivier Smit, a graduated Econometrician who is currently working...

  18. LED 2020 - diary of a participant

    • Laura Zwiers
    Feb 17, 2020Career

    This year, the Dutch Econometricians Day (LED) was organised by a committee of FAECTOR. The event took place on the 6th of February in Nieuwegein, wit...

  19. Watchables: Valentine's Day Edition

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    • Athaya Putri
    Feb 14, 2020

    It’s almost Valentine’s day. Whether you have a significant other or not, romantic movies are extremely fun to watch. Here are some of our favourite r...

  20. ​​​​​How to survive Valentine's day when you're single

    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Feb 10, 2020

    Contrary to popular belief, Valentine's Day is not only for those in a relationship. There are many perks to be single on Valentine's day. In fact, Va...

  21. Updated Teacher Talk: Emö Oldenkamp

    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    • Athaya Putri
    Feb 07, 2020Education

    In this edition of Teacher Talk, we decided to have an updated chat with Dr. Emo Oldenkamp. She currently teaches Introduction to Analysis and Analysi...

  22. PASTimator: Rob Huisman

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Athaya Putri
    Feb 03, 2020

    In our new series, the PASTimator, we visit former board members of FAECTOR to have a chat. In this first edition, we went to the Robeco office in Rot...

  23. Keeping Up With The FAExchangies - Kevin Tittel

    • Kevin Tittel
    Jan 31, 2020

    Whenever you feel like stress and mental instability take over your daily life, know that there is just a simple solution: Italy. What is better than ...

  24. How to explain student life to your parents

    • Laura Zwiers
    Jan 26, 2020

    At family gatherings, I quite often get stared at when I talk about student traditions. For me, these traditions have got completely normal, which is ...

  25. Into the Business - Milliman

    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Laura Zwiers
    Jan 20, 2020Career

    For this edition of Into the Business, Estimator travelled to Amsterdam to interview Susanne van den Dolder and Wouter Elshof, two graduated econometr...

  26. How To Survive Econometrics 1

    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Jan 10, 2020Educational

    You don't.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ybgZN6zu5s

  27. Keeping Up With The FAExchangies - Jemima Mantiri

    • Jemima Ecclesia Mantiri
    Jan 07, 2020

    Hey y’all! Who does not know Michael Jordan? I’m pretty sure that you would know who he is. However, one thing that you might not know is that he was...

  28. How to keep up with your New Year's resolutions

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    Dec 30, 2019

    According to US News, 80% of people give up on their new year's resolution by the second week of February. Meanwhile, on average, only 9.2% of people ...

  29. The economy of Christmas

    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Artun Boz
    Dec 23, 2019

    Christmas is approaching fast and if you are a last minute gift shopper, chances are you’ve experienced the Christmas shopping madness. What was once ...

  30. Estimator Christmas traditions

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Laura Zwiers
    • Artun Boz
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    • Athaya Putri
    Dec 20, 2019

    The econometrics programme consists of many international students from all over the world. This means that we all celebrate Christmas in different wa...