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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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...

  10. 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...

  11. 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...

  12. 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...

  13. 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...

  14. 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’...

  15. 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...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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 ...

  20. Welcommittees (Part 6)

    • Begyum Akyol
    Feb 17, 2022Association

    January 2022 came with new opportunities for the enthusiastic econometrics students. FAECTOR had opened applications for new committees! Estimator sen...

  21. Less than 48 hours to salvage the 2022 Valentines! Come get your tips here

    • Begyum Akyol
    • Orestis Tziapouras
    Feb 12, 2022

    The pressure is on, only two days left until the dinner reservation shortage epidemic. Grab your phones and rapidly dial your partner’s favourite rest...

  22. How the Genius behind the Atom Bomb created Game Theory

    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Feb 07, 2022

    During the second world war, a Hungarian mathematician was invited to join the infamous Manhattan Project. The scientists and engineers were having tr...

  23. How to Sell a Blank Canvas

    • Floris De Vries
    Feb 01, 2022Educational

    In your daily life, negotiations happen all around you. If you buy something second-hand or cooperate in a team, there is always a game of give and ta...

  24. Don't Look Up - A Review

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Jan 26, 2022

    Think about any movie genre or trope, if it exists, Netflix has probably produced a movie or show about it. In these last few years we have come to ex...

  25. Russia & Geopolitical Despair

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Jan 22, 2022News

    As the Russia-Ukraine conflict worsens and the prospect of another world war looming ever closer since the Cold War ended, let us look into how exactl...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...