1. 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...

  2. 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, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

  9. The Tug-of-War between Regulations and Innovation: Impacts on Economic Growth

    • Gabriela Creţu
    Mar 07, 2023Educational

    Since childhood, my parents always expected me to be in a certain way, to behave in a certain manner and never gave me the opportunity to ask why. Thi...

  10. Behavioral Revolution

    • Oliwer Wirkus
    Jan 16, 2023Educational

    "It's such a ****", everyone thought to themselves while studying microeconomics… and they were right. To some extent at least. Although the models mi...

  11. AI and algorithmic breakthrough in matrix multiplication

    • Gabriela Creţu
    Nov 28, 2022Educational

     I strongly believe that in the case of any econometric student this is the motto of our student life. Why? Well, because any day of our mundane liv...

  12. How smart are you?

    • Simon Benhaiem
    Oct 19, 2022Educational

    Throughout our lives, we encounter a whole spectrum of "smart" people - from those annoyingly smart to ones who are barely interactive. Let us now tak...

  13. 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...

  14. 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...

  15. 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’...

  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. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. Nexit Shell: How did it come so far?

    • André de Mots
    • Floris De Vries
    Dec 19, 2021Educational

    A tumultuous year for Royal Dutch Shell has nearly passed. Following their loss from the lawsuit waged against them by a Dutch environmentalist group,...

  22. The Econometrics of Climate Change

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    • Max Hedeman Joosten
    Dec 14, 2021Educational

    Climate change can sometimes make us feel hopeless. Just think of global warming, rising sea levels, glaciers melting and increasingly frequent extrem...

  23. METAmorphosis

    • Giedre Krotovaite
    Nov 10, 2021Educational

    What a month it has been for Facebook, or shall we say Meta at this point. Starting with a network shut down, which made all the social media influenc...

  24. Everything You Need to Know About COP26

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    Oct 29, 2021Educational

    Climate change is a challenge that is constantly hanging over everyone’s head. No matter how much we try to avoid thinking about it, one cannot avoid ...

  25. The Fusion of Physics and Econometrics

    • Arnau Duatis Tarradellas
    • André de Mots
    Oct 12, 2021Educational

    Jan Tinbergen, the founding father of econometrics   Jan Tinbergen is undoubtedly a name we encounter a lot at EUR. Besides having a building and in...

  26. How has Art survived Covid-19?

    • Aaron Stefan Popa
    Aug 12, 2021news

    The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has not only been a major threat to global health, but also a large-scale socioeconomic disaster. Beyond the immediate tragedi...

  27. FAECTORians in the ESE Faculty Council

    • Monica Panigrahy
    May 28, 2021Educational

    With the ESE Faculty Council elections being held until Tuesday, the future of Erasmus School of Economics is in your hands! But with twelve eligible ...

  28. 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...

  29. 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...

  30. 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...