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  1. Not Billionaires,Yet

    • Lala AlAsadi
    Apr 14, 2021

    Econometrics graduates are often faced with a plethora of overwhelming career options to take up. This time, we set out to gain an insight into the wo...

  2. 0 Degrees of Freedom

    • Adnan Aliyev
    Apr 14, 2021politics

    Happy countries are all alike; every unhappy country is unhappy in its own way. While the Dutch court granted citizens’ request of reviewing the curfe...

  3. The Estimator Diaries

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Tessa De Weser
    • Lala AlAsadi
    • Ishan Bhowmik
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Apr 09, 2021

    The Estimator writes about a range of different topics, but we decided to bring you some memorable moments of our own life. From being mistaken for Sa...

  4. The Greatest Estimator Crossword

    • Tessa De Weser
    • Adnan Aliyev
    Apr 02, 2021

    The Estimator presents to you...the greatest crossword puzzle ever! By completing our crossword puzzle, you get the chance to win one of three exclus...

  5. :::CLICK HERE FOR FREE IPHONE 20:::

    • Ishan Bhowmik
    Apr 01, 2021

    What’s the one thing that everyone celebrates in the month of April? That’s right. Christmas. The time where everybody’s out to search for the Easter ...

  6. Socially Distanced Trading at Optiver

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Mar 26, 2021Career

    Ever wanted to work at Optiver? One of the most sought-after destinations for our graduates, Optiver trainee Olle Tielrooij explains why Optiver is su...

  7. Where to get the Best Coffee in Rotterdam

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Mar 22, 2021

    Coffee: the one part of your day that can never do you wrong (unless you’re at the library and the machine has broken down yet again - but there is li...

  8. How many Bitterballen can America afford?

    • Adnan Aliyev
    Mar 18, 2021Politico-Economical

    It was a bright cold day in March, and the clocks were striking thirteen. French President Emmanuel Macron announced that "no business, whatever its s...

  9. An Econometrician in Politics

    • Tessa De Weser
    Mar 15, 2021News

    This Wednesday the elections for the Dutch House of Representatives will be held. Whereas current members are intent on protecting their seats, new an...

  10. Make Netherlands Great Again!

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    Mar 10, 2021Politics

    As the 2021 national elections loom close, the Dutch House of Representatives has never been so divided. Since our daily life has radically changed, p...

  11. EstimATEor: Adnan Aliyev

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Tessa De Weser
    Mar 08, 2021

    The EstimATEor is back! For the first time ever, we interview someone from Azerbaijan! Second-year student Adnan Aliyev tells us about his experience ...

  12. Second camera: A more valuable degree or an Orwellian nightmare?

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Feb 27, 2021Educational

    Four weeks ago, student council members Robbert Rog and Younes Assou submitted an open letter to the Executive Board asking the board members to recon...

  13. Discussing COVID-19 with member of parliament Jan Paternotte

    • Tessa De Weser
    Feb 18, 2021Educational

    Last week The Estimator interviewed Jan Paternotte, member of the House of Representatives of The Netherlands (de Tweede Kamer). Specialising in Educa...

  14. From Econometrics to CEO for One Month

    • Myrthe van den Reek
    Feb 16, 2021Career

    From Econometrics to CEO for One Month - The Estimator invited Myrthe van den Reek, an Econometrics master student who became CEO for One Month of one...

  15. Places to study in the Pandemic

    • Sterre Spaanderman
    • Tessa De Weser
    Feb 13, 2021Educational

    With the exams only a week away, students are desperately trying to find a quiet place to study. This year however, libraries are closed and there are...

  16. Faexchange - Sean Goedgeluk in South Korea

    • Sean Goedgeluk
    Feb 10, 2021Educational

    The pandemic may have resulted in a lot of students being unable to go on exchange, especially outside of the EU. However fourth year BSc2 student Sea...

  17. A New Era in American Politics

    • Monica Panigrahy
    • Lala AlAsadi
    Feb 07, 2021News

    When America votes, the world pays attention. On the 20th of January, Joseph Robinette Biden was inaugurated as the 46th President of the US. After a ...

  18. Testimator: Quitting Social Media

    • Tessa De Weser
    • Athaya Putri
    Jan 27, 2021

    With the start of the new year, the majority of us like to create goals and resolutions, of course for the better. Spending less time on social media ...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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...

  27. 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...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...