Trading the lecture room for the dealing room

Trading the lecture room for the dealing room

Flowtraders holds office in Amsterdam, separated from the central station by a few minute tram ride. Steven originates from Limburg and studied Econometrics (Master: QFAS)…

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Ortec Finance: Econometrics, Software and consultancy

Ortec Finance: Econometrics, Software and consultancy

Ortec Finance is a Rotterdam-based consultancy company which was founded by a professor of the Erasmus University. They advise their customers by using their knowledge…

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Data Science Makes the Difference

Data Science Makes the Difference

Is there anything an econometrician cannot do?, I was thinking to myself while Bart Rutten and I were travelling back from De Belastingdienst’s [1] office,…

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Quantics: Conquering the World of Quantitative Consultancy

Quantics: Conquering the World of Quantitative Consultancy

On a typical, not too cold blue Monday, Anouk Verhagen and I traveled to a fairytale-like estate in the peripheral area of North-Brabant’s beloved capital….

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Werkstudentschap bij Willis Towers Watson

Werkstudentschap bij Willis Towers Watson

Wie zijn jullie? Wij zijn Lennart Dekker (22) en Peggy Bor (22) en hebben beiden Econometrie gestudeerd om vervolgens de master Quantitative Finance and Actuarial…

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The Profession of Probability and Impact

The Profession of Probability and Impact

What is a life without risks? Risks are everywhere in our daily life, as all events, favorable and unfavorable, have a certain probability of occurring…

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Numbers Are Never Just Numbers

Numbers Are Never Just Numbers

Working at Belastingdienst obviously impacts and helps an enormous amount of people. Quite recently, they introduced an interesting new department, where currently quite some econometricians…

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It Is Thrilling When a Business Immediately Uses Your Research

It Is Thrilling When a Business Immediately Uses Your Research

Merle Willemsen started her job at PGGM during her internship, which meant that she could immediately apply her thesis research on freedom of choice. Now…

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‘An Open and Honest Atmosphere’

‘An Open and Honest Atmosphere’

After getting a degree in a science/technical field, a position in IT consultancy might not be the obvious choice. But Capgemini offers an exciting work…

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