How to be a successful Ph.D. student

How to be a successful Ph.D. student

Since the start of the fall semester, I am education coordinator for econometrics in the Graduate Program in Economics (GPE) at Tilburg University. In my…

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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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Monitoring

Monitoring

Monitoring, we do it all the time. We are constantly observing the world around us and we make sure that we interpret these observations using…

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The future is bright with Business Analytics

The future is bright with Business Analytics

Despite the financial crisis, there is still much need for people that are trained in quantitative methods. The expectation is that this demand will even…

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The Economics Ph.D. Program in Tilburg

The Economics Ph.D. Program in Tilburg

Since the start of the fall semester, I am education coordinator for econometrics in the Graduate Program in Economics (GPE) at Tilburg University. In this…

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When the leaves are falling again…

When the leaves are falling again…

The new academic year has started! When you read this column you are probably submerged in lectures, exercises and the like. Also for me as…

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Miss Marple and the method of moments

Miss Marple and the method of moments

In statistics we typically study a situation where we want to say something about a population (such as the mean, variance, or median, not necessarily…

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