Default Correlation

Default Correlation

When a bank provides credit, a chance that an obligor cannot meet its obligations and defaults always exists. By providing credit to multiple obligors, the…

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So you think you know your teachers?

So you think you know your teachers?

After some mathematical brainteasers about coconuts and banknotes, it is now time for something different. This new puzzle, which is provided to you by Arthur…

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SER: Building Bridges Towards a Better Society

SER: Building Bridges Towards a Better Society

Following an inspiring speech by Wiebe Draijer, the President of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER), at the National Econometricians’ Day (LED)…

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Working in the Centre of the World

Working in the Centre of the World

Having arrived at Utrecht Central Station, it was certainly not a challenge to find the skyscraper in which SNS REAAL is located. Daniëlle and I…

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A lot more than Bunny Birth Rates!

A lot more than Bunny Birth Rates!

Being econometricians, we spend a lot of time indoors while doing all sorts of difficult mathematical calculations. Unfortunately, our obligations keep us from spending more…

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International Students on Ice

International Students on Ice

After some attempts to get international students more involved within Asset | Econometrics, we as the Nekst committee decided to give it another try. We…

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Statistics Netherlands: over a Century of Experience in Statistics and Society

Statistics Netherlands: over a Century of Experience in Statistics and Society

In 1899 the predecessor of Statistics Netherlands was already applying statistics to develop a solid basis for government policy. At that time, statistical methods constituted…

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A judgment of Solomon?

A judgment of Solomon?

Investment is a lot less fun today than it used to be. I have been hearing this more and more over the last year. Where…

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Improving a New Production Process

Improving a New Production Process

Below, the Practical Report is viewable by means of a pdf reader. This Practical Report is written by Benito van Breugel, student at Tilburg University.

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Optimizing Room to Breathe

Optimizing Room to Breathe

Below, the Practical Report is viewable by means of a pdf reader. This Practical Report is written by Marleen Balvert, student at Tilburg University.

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