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  1. AI and algorithmic breakthrough in matrix multiplication

    • Gabriela Creţu
    Nov 28, 2022Educational

     I strongly believe that in the case of any econometric student this is the motto of our student life. Why? Well, because any day of our mundane liv...

  2. Africa: Diamonds in the Rough

    • Robert Alexandrou
    Nov 09, 2022News

    Why is it that the second largest continent in the World is completely ignored?  Over the Summer I found myself in an internship placement for an eme...

  3. 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?...

  4. 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 tak...

  5. 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 s...

  6. 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 King...

  7. 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 w...

  8. 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 pan...

  9. 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 in...

  10. 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...

  11. 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 D...

  12. 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 Fer...

  13. Market Suicide

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Jun 10, 2022News

    The crypto market crashed about a month ago and this can only be news to those living under some rocks or too busy with the Heard vs Depp lawsuit to n...

  14. Interview with Dr. Bas Jacobs

    • Begyum Akyol
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Jun 07, 2022Educational

    A couple months ago, the Estimator had the privilege of interviewing the Sijbren Cnossen Professor of Public Economics at ESE, Bas Jacobs. And as of J...

  15. TESTimator: Bars in Rotterdam (Stalles)

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    May 31, 2022

    A couple of weeks ago, Estimator sent a skilled group of connoisseurs to café Stalles for a beer and whiskey tasting experience. (Full disclosure, we ...

  16. Journey of Discovering Your Interests: An Interview with Alumni Alexander Gruisen

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    • Lala AlAsadi
    May 25, 2022Career

    Admit it or not, but surely every single one of econometrics students has at least once experienced an existential study crisis of trying to realise w...

  17. Paris: The Lighthouse of La Belle Époque

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    May 12, 2022

    Paris, the city of love. The city of lights. A fashion capital of Europe. Paris does leave a vivid and lasting emotion to anyone that ever visits it, ...

  18. Conflicts Around the World: Ethiopia

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    May 09, 2022News

    We seem to be entering a new “new normality”, a term that originally referred to the new lifestyle that Covid-19 imposed on us is now phasing into a c...

  19. Amsterdam Coffee Festival: A Caffeine Addicts Glorious Resurrection

    • Lala AlAsadi
    May 03, 2022

    Back in early April, the estimator had the chance of indulging in what many would label as one too many cups of coffee. We embarked on the mission to ...

  20. Good Ways to Spend King's Day

    • Floris De Vries
    Apr 26, 2022

    While enjoying your well-deserved holiday, you need to be prepared for the Dutch national holiday, King’s day. Because most of the old traditions of K...

  21. HyperInflation in the Sneaker Resale Market

    • Orestis Tziapouras
    Apr 14, 2022Educational

    Isn’t it mind boggling how one can pay an x amount for a pair of sneakers and then walk out of the store, only to see its value quadruple, if not more...

  22. What Does Your Bike Say About You?

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Apr 11, 2022

    Spring has finally arrived, the sun is out and so are the bikes. If you are a student, 99% of you own a bike. But what does your bike say about you? H...

  23. Interview with Dr. Heij

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Apr 04, 2022

    It has been over one month since this year's final Econometrics 1 lecture. For years, the final lecture had been a notorious one for most students. Ma...

  24. Jakarta - The Next Atlantis 

    • Floris De Vries
    Mar 24, 2022News

    Impending doom awaits Jakarta. With rising sea levels and a low ground level, the capital of Indonesia is to become uninhabitable in 30 years. Hence w...

  25. Ukraine & Cryptocurrencies

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Mar 22, 2022Educational

    Who hasn’t heard of blockchains, cryptocurrencies, bitcoins or NFTs? Have you ever wondered what they really mean and what the hype is all about? Don’...

  26. Discover Your Next City Trip Destination

    • Begyum Akyol
    Mar 14, 2022

    “How can a city be like a fairy tale?” The answer to the question is hidden in the city of Brugge! A very romantic, extremely sweet and complete medie...

  27. Everything You Need to Know Before Voting

    • Floris De Vries
    Mar 12, 2022Educational

    You couldn’t have missed it around the Campus. Posters with a simple slogan and a face that screams for attention. Politicians pull out all the stops ...

  28. Ghost Writing

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Floris De Vries
    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • Begyum Akyol
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    • Orestis Tziapouras
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Mar 08, 2022

    As March is commonly known as the month of fresh starts with the arrival of spring right around the corner; we decided to commemorate this time of the...

  29. STAND WITH UKRAINE. HOW CAN I HELP?

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Mar 02, 2022News

    There is no easy way to talk about it, just like there is no easy way to look at the devastated eyes of hundreds of Ukrainian students in EUR who have...

  30. A Tale of Bridge, a Boat and Jeff Bezos

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Feb 23, 2022News

    A Dutch National Monument or Rijksmonument is a designation for buildings and structures of special importance in the Netherlands. Lately, one of the ...