Archive

  1. Teacher Talk - Professor Emami-Namini

    • Monica Panigrahy
    Jan 12, 2021Educational

    Teacher Talk is back, and this time we talk to Professor Julian Emami-Namini, lecturer for the double degree bachelor course International Economics a...

  2. Are student residences in Kralingen really safe?

    • Monica Panigrahy
    Jan 06, 2021News

    This incident occurred in November 2020. The identity of the victim is left undisclosed for security reasons.  In the wee hours of the night, the mot...

  3. Covid-19 and Cybersecurity

    • Monica Panigrahy
    Jan 01, 2021News

    Covid-19 has altered the workplace significantly, and possibly in a permanent manner. While the world’s attention has been fixated on the medical and ...

  4. Things to do in the Holidays

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Saskia de Jong
    • Tessa De Weser
    • Athaya Putri
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Dec 27, 2020

    Now that Christmas spirit is slowly dying down, you might be in a creative slump as to how to spend the remainder of your holidays. Given the recent l...

  5. What we eat during Christmas

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Saskia de Jong
    • Tessa De Weser
    • Athaya Putri
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Dec 24, 2020

    Christmas is round the corner and in its spirit, the Estimator introduces you to some local Christmas foods in our native countries.  Athaya, Indones...

  6. Welcommittees Part 2

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Saskia de Jong
    Dec 20, 2020

    In part 2 of the Welcommittees, we present the six other committees at FAECTOR, starting with...The Estimator! ESTIMATOR  1. Briefly tell us what yo...

  7. Welcommittees Part 1

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Saskia de Jong
    Dec 15, 2020Welcommitees

    In the beginning of the academic year, FAECTOR gained a lot of new active members. We would like to introduce them to you per committee! As we have so...

  8. Lockdown in the UK: A Cute Satire

    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Dec 06, 2020News

    Boris went and did it again, didn’t he? LOCKDOWN. He loves that word. To add to the spooky element of Halloween on the 31st of October, he announced w...

  9. Estimator Readables

    • Tessa De Weser
    • Athaya Putri
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Nov 22, 2020

    Looking for the next book to read can be quite the challenge, but don’t fret; the Estimator’s got you covered. We’ve selected an ample handful of book...

  10. A Very Unconventional Freshman Year

    • Tessa De Weser
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Nov 20, 2020

    Starting university is always a very exciting time. New school, new city, making new friends… but bring corona into this and the whole thing collapses...

  11. Travelling in Covid times

    • Athaya Putri
    Nov 11, 2020

    When Covid-19 thunderbolted into the Netherlands in late February, international students were left especially vulnerable as most of us had to scrambl...

  12. A Look Back at the Last Board Year

    • Charlotte van der Heide
    • Herman Martens
    • Daniel Allick
    • Hiro French
    • Fabricius van Roozendaal
    • Sophie Braggaar
    • Evita Hoogeveen
    Nov 09, 2020

    The 54th board of FAECTOR had many unexpected challenges to deal with. How did they overcome these and manage to make the most of their board year? We...

  13. People with Passion - Silas Kay

    • Lala AlAsadi
    Nov 01, 2020

    Continuing our “People with Passion” saga, we interviewed Silas Kay, a second year student studying Econometrics/Economics at Erasmus who plays the Sa...

  14. Interview with an Execution Trader

    • Tessa De Weser
    Oct 13, 2020Educational

    In our latest article we discussed some tips for beginners in stock investment, but what is it like to do that for a living? We talked to Alain Faddeg...

  15. Tips For Beginners In Stock Investment

    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Oct 09, 2020Educational

    Here’s a brief picture: you’re sitting at home during quarantine, wondering about quick and easy ways to make some small-time money. You don’t want th...

  16. Meet the new board!

    • Carlijn Otto
    • Pieter van der Vleuten
    • Veronika Soloveva
    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Daan van Regteren
    • Maxime van Ruiten
    • Saskia de Jong
    • Lotte van der Linden
    Oct 05, 2020

    Amidst this crazy pandemic, FAECTOR has changed boards! It is time to welcome our 55th board. They are faced with new and unknown challenges yet they ...

  17. Masters abroad: Financial Computing at The University of Edinburgh

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    Sep 04, 2020Masters

    In this edition of Estimator, we interview Peter, a Quantitative Finance student at ESE, and an incoming University of Edinburgh student. We also inte...

  18. Travel Tips: getaways close to home

    • Laura Zwiers
    Aug 18, 2020

    Now that the vacation is coming to an end, this does not mean you cannot enjoy some little getaways in the upcoming period. Going far away for a few d...

  19. Wander van der Ven | Risk Trainee at ING

    • Athaya Putri
    Jul 30, 2020Career

    This article has been reposted from traineeships stories from ING Careers. Wander van de Ven is risk trainee at ING since 1 April 2019. "Data scien...

  20. Cookables: risotto with fennel

    • Laura Zwiers
    Jul 17, 2020

    Since you might have cancelled your trip abroad for this summer, you might need to miss out on the great foods from abroad as well. Still, you can tre...

  21. Quiz: Which quarantine type are you?

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Jul 14, 2020

    Click here to view the quiz!

  22. 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 ...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...