1. Is structured procrastination the cure to summer syndrome? 

    • Daria Haidar
    Jun 12, 2024Educational

    Doesn’t it sometimes feel like getting things done is impossible when the weather changes? During winter it seems impossible to sit at a desk and work...

  2. Hush, Camera Rolling: The Hidden Costs of Child Labor Law Breaches 

    • Gabriela Creţu
    Jun 03, 2024Educational

    In the wake of the recent controversy surrounding Nickelodeon and the troubling environment allegedly fostered by Dan Schneider in children’s televisi...

  3. Is the Japanese economy like an old grandma?

    • Kristian Ronningen
    May 27, 2024Educational

    Last month, we saw the Japanese Yen at a 34-year low, past 160 per dollar. Back in the 1980s, economists discussed when Japan would surpass the US in ...

  4. The time when oil was (more than) free

    • Oliwer Wirkus
    May 18, 2024Educational

    Although Covid might be a thing of the past, it is never too late to draw lessons from the unique natural economic experiment it has provided us with....

  5. The fight between normative and descriptive… What does neuroeconomics have to do with it?

    • Daria Haidar
    May 10, 2024Educational

    Individuals often make irrational decisions. We force ourselves to finish our meals, even if we’ve eaten too much and our stomachs hurt. We hold onto ...

  6. Exploring the Economic Impact of Hosting the Olympics: Does It Truly Stimulate Growth?

    • Celina Madaschi
    May 06, 2024Educational

    As the preparation for the upcoming 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, scheduled to take place from July 26th to August 11th, are approaching, anticipation ...

  7. Graduation Traditions: Weird ways to end student-life

    • Kristian Ronningen
    Apr 13, 2024

    When I say graduation, what pops up in your head? One could say that you are at your academic peak. Now is the time to honour you as a knowledgeable p...

  8. The rich get richer and the poor get poorer

    • Gabriela Creţu
    Mar 30, 2024Educational

    Throughout history, there's been a pattern where those with wealth tend to keep getting wealthier, while those with less struggle to catch up. This pa...

  9. The Curse of Dimensionality

    • Daria Haidar
    Mar 18, 2024Educational

    Wizards often face curses, so do witches and even regular people, unless you don’t believe in that kind of magic of course. For those of you who don’t...

  10. AI Shaping the Future of Finance

    • Celina Madaschi
    Mar 04, 2024Educational

    As econometric students, many of us find ourselves captivated by the possibilities of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and have aspirations to contribute ...

  11. Snowballs or Ice Shards: the derivatives market latest craze

    • Mikhail Muradov
    Feb 14, 2024Educational

    Many people, children and adults alike, love snowball fights. It is the ultimate game understood by everyone, who has ever witnessed snow. People may ...

  12. Private Equity: What’s up? 

    • Daria Haidar
    Feb 08, 2024Educational

    We all know that private equity plays a central role in the corporate landscape. It fuels innovation, drives economic growth, and let’s face it, is ad...

  13. Malthus and Ricardo: A Tale of Conflict and Friendship in Economic Thought

    • Oliwer Wirkus
    Jan 31, 2024Educational

    Everyone likes a bit of drama or even a vivid conflict from time to time, especially when one gets to enjoy it from a safe distance. In that respect h...

  14. Meet this year's active members!

    • Anissa El Mazouzi
    Jan 10, 2024

    In October, FAECTOR welcomed several new committees, whose members have already been busy contributing to the enjoyment of the vibrant community. Allo...

  15. Some student-life tips you don't hear every day

    • Kristian Ronningen
    Dec 27, 2023

    Thinking yet about how you are going to become a new improved version of yourself next year? Improvement doesn’t mean big changes, rather more about t...

  16. Blanket of Toxic Haze – Does India Have Another Solution?

    • Daria Haidar
    Dec 13, 2023Educational

    Climate change is no unfamiliar account to anyone. For the last 30 years, countries have been exhausting their efforts (or so they claim) to reduce th...

  17. Black Friday's Downside: Fueling Overconsumption, Earth's Strain, and Mounting Waste

    • Celina Madaschi
    Dec 06, 2023Educational

    Black Friday, traditionally the day following Thanksgiving, has become one of the year’s most anticipated shopping events. Shoppers eagerly await this...

  18. WorldCoin: saviour of the Internet or simply a bad idea?

    • Mikhail Muradov
    Nov 18, 2023Educational

    Job loss due to AI, bot-network sustained spread of disinformation, monopolisation of internet all of these issues have recently gained traction in th...

  19. How (not) to invest

    • Oliwer Wirkus
    Nov 08, 2023Educational

    Beginning of university is a magical time in many different ways, some start exploring their social life after finally moving out from their parents, ...

  20. Economic Equality: Claudia Goldin's Nobel Journey

    • Daria Haidar
    Oct 18, 2023Educational

    What would you do with roughly $1 million? Perhaps you’d buy yourself an extravagant house, maybe a new car or even treat yourself to a Mediterranean ...

  21. Meet the 58th board of FAECTOR!

    • Anissa El Mazouzi
    Oct 05, 2023Association

    As the constitution drink is taking place tonight to celebrate the installing of FAECTORs 58th board, it’s a good time to introduce them to you and ga...

  22. FAECTOR Consultancy Project 2023

    • Anissa El Mazouzi
    Sep 14, 2023Educational

    Every year, the FAECTOR Consultancy Project unfolds, offering students a unique opportunity to harness their econometric expertise in the realm of pra...

  23. Cracking the Code: A Guide to Landing a Job at Bain & Company

    • Gabriela Creţu
    • Orestis Tziapouras
    Sep 06, 2023Career

    Who hasn’t dreamt of working for one of the top consulting firms in the world? Is the way to the top as hard as it seems or is there a key to securin...

  24. FAExchange - Interview with Lala

    • Floris De Vries
    Jul 04, 2023

    Perhaps you recognize the feeling of seeing someone after a long time. At first, you don't know what to expect. After a brief moment, the discomfort v...

  25. Business Trip: Seoul, South Korea.

    • Oliwer Wirkus
    • Anissa El Mazouzi
    Jun 12, 2023

    As it being ‘one of the greatest projects’ of FAECTOR, we simply had to write an article about it: the business trip. For this, we had an interview wi...

  26. Bizarre Spring Traditions from Around the Globe

    • Robert Alexandrou
    May 22, 2023

    The end of Winter and emergence of the Sun has symbolised arguably the most important period of the year, known as Spring, since the beginning of life...

  27. Space Odyssey

    • Mikhail Muradov
    May 13, 2023Educational

    For thousands of years men have been hypnotized by the night sky. They always wondered what secrets and mysteries were hiding behind its alluring and ...

  28. The Violent Coexistence of AI and humans

    • Robert Alexandrou
    May 01, 2023Educational

    In our world a single computer glitch or a missing character in a line of code can take down countries, like the Y2K glitch, where the software was no...

  29. China's collapse

    • Oliwer Wirkus
    Apr 05, 2023Educational

    Intro    China is a country like no other. With a history full of ups and downs, it now stands as one of the world’s global powers, a force to be re...

  30. Are Big Tech Companies Running out of Ideas?

    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Mar 18, 2023Educational

    Big tech giants like Amazon, Google, Meta and the tech industry as whole have experienced tremendous growth over the past years. However, the recent d...