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  1. Into the Business - Milliman

    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Laura Zwiers
    Jan 20, 2020Career

    For this edition of Into the Business, Estimator travelled to Amsterdam to interview Susanne van den Dolder and Wouter Elshof, two graduated econometr...

  2. How To Survive Econometrics 1

    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Jan 10, 2020Educational

    You don't.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ybgZN6zu5s

  3. Keeping Up With The FAExchangies - Jemima Mantiri

    • Jemima Ecclesia Mantiri
    Jan 07, 2020

    Hey y’all! Who does not know Michael Jordan? I’m pretty sure that you would know who he is. However, one thing that you might not know is that he was...

  4. How to keep up with your New Year's resolutions

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    Dec 30, 2019

    According to US News, 80% of people give up on their new year's resolution by the second week of February. Meanwhile, on average, only 9.2% of people ...

  5. The economy of Christmas

    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Artun Boz
    Dec 23, 2019

    Christmas is approaching fast and if you are a last minute gift shopper, chances are you’ve experienced the Christmas shopping madness. What was once ...

  6. Estimator Christmas traditions

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Laura Zwiers
    • Artun Boz
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    • Athaya Putri
    Dec 20, 2019

    The econometrics programme consists of many international students from all over the world. This means that we all celebrate Christmas in different wa...

  7. Watchables: Christmas edition

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    • Athaya Putri
    Dec 16, 2019

    Christmas time is almost here! And what better way to get yourself in the holiday mood in between studying than by watching a Christmas movie? In this...

  8. TESTimator: wine and cheese

    • Artun Boz
    Dec 13, 2019

    The last TESTimator involved a comprehensive review of the study spots found in Erasmus. But like a great thinker once said: “Perfectly balanced, as a...

  9. Excellence Programme 2019: Econometrics & Blockchain

    • Kevin Tittel
    Dec 09, 2019Educational

    This year the exciting fourth edition of the yearly FAECTOR Excellence Programme took place. From January till June, a small selected group of highly ...

  10. Econometric Career Days 2019

    • Koen Pethke
    • Sean Goedgeluk
    Dec 06, 2019Career

    The Econometric Career Days ended a few weeks ago and most of us attended some events. There’s a lot of planning that goes into such an elaborate even...

  11. The climate change movement

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Bente Presse
    • Sigita Lapina
    Dec 02, 2019

    Given the uproar surrounding climate change after Greta Thunberg's infamous speech at the United Nation's Climate Action Summit, held at UN headquarte...

  12. Keeping Up With The FAExchangies - Stephen Tseng

    • Stephen Tseng
    Nov 29, 2019

    Brazil…one of the most dangerous countries they said. Well, I am still well and writing to you from the biggest city in the Americas. Of course, I am ...

  13. What Type Of Student In The Library Are You?

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Nov 25, 2019

    As econometricians we're used to studying a lot and many of us study on campus! Click on the link below to see which type of student in the library yo...

  14. FAECTOR Research Project 2019/2020

    • Laura Zwiers
    • Willemijn Ouwersloot
    • Bart Dubbeldam
    • Jill Langenberg
    Nov 22, 2019Educational

    The FAECTOR Research Project is one of FAECTOR’s biggest educational projects: it enables a group of students to do an internship during the minor per...

  15. Hidden gems in Rotterdam

    • Laura Zwiers
    Nov 18, 2019

    We all know how it goes: you’re planning to go for dinner or drinks with a group of friends and while deciding where to go, the same restaurants and b...

  16. Welcommittees

    • Artun Boz
    Nov 15, 2019Association

    With the start of the new academic year, FAECTOR is growing stronger than ever. In our previous article we introduced the new board, so it’s essential...

  17. Meet the 54th board

    • Charlotte van der Heide
    • Herman Martens
    • Daniel Allick
    • Hiro French
    • Fabricius van Roozendaal
    • Sophie Braggaar
    • Evita Hoogeveen
    Nov 11, 2019Association

    Most of you may have seen the members of the 54th board at Eurekaweek or at activities such as the after exam drink. To find out more about the people...

  18. Keeping Up With The FAExchangies - Rick Kessels

    • Rick Kessels
    Nov 08, 2019

    G’day mate! I am Rick Kessels and I am a fourth year BSc2 Econometrics/Economics student. Grateful for the opportunity to go on exchange to the city ...

  19. EstimATEor - Monica Panigrahy

    • Mihaela Ilova
    • Artun Boz
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Oct 16, 2019

    For this edition of EstimATEor we interviewed Monica Panigrahy, a first year BSc2 student. She cooked some wonderful Indian food for us which consiste...

  20. TESTimator: study spots on campus

    • Athaya Putri
    Oct 12, 2019

    Do you often get distracted when studying at home? With the block coming to an end, exams are approaching, it is easy to get distracted from your stud...

  21. Procrastination and its remedies

    • Mihaela Ilova
    Oct 05, 2019

    I decided to write about procrastination because being a procrastinator has always been one of my biggest flaws and is something that everyone can rel...

  22. Travel tips: Weekend trip edition

    • Koen Pethke
    • Kevin Tittel
    • Laura Zwiers
    Sep 27, 2019

    With the start of the academic year we had to say goodbye to a long and good summer. However, it is still important to unwind every now and then, pref...

  23. Watchables 3

    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Sep 18, 2019

    The new school year just started and most of us are already busy studying. It’s important to relax and of course (binge) watch some tv shows and movie...

  24. Into the Business - Flow Traders

    • Rick Kessels
    • Raveena Dharmdasani
    Sep 11, 2019Career

    For this edition of ‘Into the Business’, Estimator travelled to Amsterdam to interview Laurens Snijer, a graduated econometrician who is currently wor...

  25. Study Tips

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    Aug 30, 2019Educational

    Every year a new group of econometricians come into EUR, and, inevitably, a few of those econometricians leave EUR. Since the prospects of success mig...

  26. TESTimator: coffee on campus

    • Laura Zwiers
    Aug 23, 2019

    The TESTimator is a new rubric in which we try out many different foods, drinks and places for you, such that you do not have to go to the bad ones a...

  27. Amusement parks in the Netherlands

    • Laura Zwiers
    Aug 16, 2019

    Rotterdam has a lot to offer, and we all very much enjoy the variety of activities you can do in the city. However, you might sometimes long for a day...

  28. The benefits of the sun

    • Mihaela Ilova
    Aug 09, 2019

    What do Italians, Greeks and Portuguese have that we, in Rotterdam, don’t? Tourism during summer? We’re getting warmer. Beaches? Even warmer. Hot weat...

  29. What Makes Econometricians Cry

    • Myrthe van den Reek
    Jul 26, 2019

    If you are Dutch and active on YouTube, you might have come across a video from Joardy Film. This youtuber makes videos as his alter ego Joardy (who i...

  30. Into the Business - ING

    • Noemi Antônia Carolina Savelkoul
    • Fabricius van Roozendaal
    Jul 19, 2019Career

    For this edition of ‘Into the Business,’ Estimator travelled to Amsterdam to interview Xinzheng Huang, member of the market risk model validation team...